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incites provides a behind-the-scenes look at the scientists, journals, institutions, nations, and papers selected by ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product. Read interviews and first-person essays about people in a wide variety of fields and professions. View selected overall and field rankings, 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. Norman BreslowDr. Norman Breslow talks about his highly cited paper, "Approximate inference in generalized linear mixed models," (J. Amer. Statist. Assn. 88[421]:9-25, March 1993). According to the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product, this paper is currently the most-cited paper in the field of Mathematics for the past decade, with 543 citations to date. Dr. Breslow’s record in this field includes 10 papers cited a total of 703 times to date...Read the article
Dr. Weiming XiaAccording to an analysis published by in-cites, the work of Dr. Weiming Xia has entered the top 1% of the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product in terms of total citations in the field of Biology & Biochemistry, with 13 papers cited 1,252 times to date. In this essay, Dr. Xia talks about the highly cited Nature paper, "Two transmembrane aspartates in presenilin-1 required for presenilin endoproteolysis and gamma-secretase activity," (Nature 398[6727]: 513-7, 8 April 1999), which has been cited 517 times to date in our database...Read the article
International Journal of Antimicrobial AgentsThe International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents is the official journal of the International Society of Chemotherapy (ISC), and is published by Elsevier Science. In this interview, Editor-in-Chief Professor J.D. Williams talks about the journal’s citation record...Read the article
According to a recent analysis of the ISI Essential Science Indicators database, Carnegie Institution of Washington has entered the top 1% in terms of total citations in the field of Environment/Ecology, with 79 papers cited a total of 1,173 times to date. Dr. Chris Field talks about the Institution’s notable citation record in this field...Read the article
Rankings for Belgium among the 150 top-performing countries in all fields...Read the article


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