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Dr. Mohammad KoohmaraieDr. Mohammad Koohmaraie discusses his highly cited paper, "Correlation of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157 prevalence in feces, hides, and carcasses of beef cattle during processing" (Elder RO, et al., PNAS USA 97[7]: 2999-3003, 28 March 2000). An animal physiologist, Dr. Koohmaraie is the Director of the US Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Nebraska.»
Molecular Nutrition & Food ResearchAccording to an analysis of Essential Science Indicators, Molecular Nutrition & Food Research is having a growing impact in the field of Agricultural Sciences—an impressive achievement for a journal that is only three years old. The journal’s current citation record includes 337 papers cited a total of 875 times. In this interview, in-cites talks with Editor-in-Chief Peter Schreier and Associate Editor Hans-Ulrich Humpf about the journal's publication history and citation achievements.»
The most-cited countriesThe sixth annual presentation of the 20 most-cited countries in ALL FIELDS from Essential Science Indicators sorted by citations, papers, and cites per paper.»
Dr. Todd GouldDr. Todd Gould's record in the field of Psychiatry & Psychology includes five papers cited a total of 496 times. Dr. Gould is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. In this interview, he talks about his highly cited work.»
Stanford UniversityFrom a recent analysis of Essential Science Indicators data, Stanford University has entered the top 1% in terms of total citations in the field of Space Science. Stanford’s current record in this field includes 913 papers cited a total of 12,909 times. in-cites talks with Emeritus Professor of Physics Robert Wagoner and some of his colleagues about Stanford’s work in this field.»
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More features and Interviews from the ESI editorial Web sites:
The focus of ESI Special Topics this month is Migraine & Other Vascular Headaches, including a corresponding research front map, and an interview with Jean Schoenen.

Other interviews for previously featured topics are Mats Fahlman & William Salaneck; Organic Thin Film Transistors, David Lewis; Schizophrenia, and Jinde Cao; Artificial Neural Networks.

Kellar Autumn answers a few questions about his Fast Moving Front paper, (and accompanying Research Front Map), "Evidence for van der Waals adhesion in gecko setae," INT J NUMER METHOD ENG, PROC NAT ACAD SCI USA, 99 (19): 12252-12256 SEP 17 2002. The author has also sent along several images of his work.
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