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incites provides a behind the scenes look at the scientists, journals, institutions, nations, and research selected by ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product. Read interviews and first-person essays by people in a wide variety of fields and professions. View pertinent statistics on the principles behind the data, the latest version of the database, including new entrants and most improved entities in the rankings, information on field definitions, citation thresholds, and graphing trends. Updated weekly is SCI-BYTES: a summary of what’s new in research.

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Dr. David BredtDr. David Bredt of the University of California, San Francisco, provides a synopsis of his research on the role of nitric oxide in the nervous system. Dr. Bredt’s work has earned him the distinction of being among the 200 most-cited scientists overall in ISI Essential Science Indicators Web based product, with 110 papers garnering 16, 397 cites to date in the fields of...Read the article
Exploring one of the most exciting frontiers in chemistry, Chemistry of Materials is the #1 ranked journal in Materials Science...Read the article
Dr. Mark DavisDr. Mark Davis, the author of "Zeolite and molecular sieve synthesis," (Chem. Mater. 4[4]: 756-68, July-August 1992), talks about his highly cited paper and the work he does in the Chemical Engineering Department at the California Institute of Technology. Dr. Davis’s work is well represented in ISI Essential Science Indicators  Web based product ,with 2,598 citations in the field of Chemistry, 994 in the field of Materials Science, and 310 in the field of Computer Science....Read the article
England's world share of science and social science papers over a recent five-year...Read the article
In both size and number of students, University of California San Francisco is the smallest of the nine UC campuses. Built in 1897 on land originally contributed by Adolph Sutro, former mayor of San Francisco...Read the article


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