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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. Thomas SüdhofDr. Thomas Südhof discusses his highly cited paper, "The synaptic vesicle cycle—a cascade of protein-protein interactions," (Nature 375[6533]: 645-53, 22 June 1995). According to the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product, this paper is currently among the five most-cited papers in the field of Neuroscience & Behavior, with 1,339 cites to date...
Dr. Charles Nemeroff discusses his highly cited papers in this interview. A recent analysis of ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product shows that Dr. Nemeroff had one paper with more than 300 citations (315 to date) [C.B. Nemeroff, C.L. DeVane, B.G. Pollock. "Newer antidepressants and the cytochrome P450 system," American Journal of Psychiatry 153(3):311-320, 1996], two with more than 200 citations, six with more than 100 citations, two with...
In this interview, Joshua Gans, Professor of Economics at the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, talks about citation achievements, the School’s development, and its goals for the future...
International Journal of Research in MarketingIn this interview, Professor Hubert Gatignon, editor of the International Journal of Research in Marketing, talks about the journal’s success and growing impact in the field of Economics & Business...
Hong KongTen-year country rankings for Hong Kong among the 146 top-performing countries in all fields and all countries...


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What's really hot in research? Each week, the ISI Research Services Group provides an update based on their Research Performance & Evaluation Tools.
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The most-cited new entrants in each of ISI Essential Science Indicators' 22 fields, for the most recent bimonthly update, and for earlier updates as well.
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A listing of the most-improved entities in each of ISI Essential Science Indicators' 22 fields, for the most recent bimonthly update, and for earlier updates as well.

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incites is dedicated to providing commentary and analysis on some of the most important scientific advances of our time in the words of the scientists who made those advances. It is designed to complement the citation count rankings featured in ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product from ISI, a ten-year compilation of citation statistics on scientific authors, papers, institutions, countries, and journals; updated bimonthly. Read more about incites.
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