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Prof. Dr. Martin van den BergProf. Dr. Martin van den Berg talks about his highly cited paper, “Toxic equivalency factors (TEFs) for PCBs, PCDDs, PCDFs for humans and wildlife,” (Environ. Health Perspect. 106[12]: 775-792, December 1998). This paper has been cited 753 times to date, ranking at #2 among highly cited papers in the field of Environment & Ecology. Prof. Dr. van den Berg’s work in Essential Science Indicators can be found in the fields of Environment & Ecology and Pharmacology & Toxicology. 
Dr. Michael LandryDr. Michael Landry talks about his highly cited work in ocean biology and biogeochemistry. According to a recent analysis of Essential Science Indicators, Dr. Landry’s work achieved the highest percent increase in total citations in the field of Geosciences. His current record in this field includes 33 papers cited a total of 1,165 times to date. His record also includes 14 papers cited 339 times to date in the field of Plant & Animal Science and 11 papers cited a total of 312 times to date in the field of Environment & Ecology. Dr. Landry is Professor of Oceanography at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, CA.
Optics ExpressIn this interview, Michael Duncan, the Editor-in-Chief of Optics Express, discusses the journal’s history and citation record. Optics Express is a biweekly electronic publication of the Optical Society of America. Michael Duncan works as a research physicist at the Naval Research Laboratory.
Top 20 in-cites presents a listing of the top 20 institutions which, as of the fourth bimonthly update of Essential Science Indicators, attracted the highest total citations to their papers published in ISI-indexed Physics journals. These institutions are the top 20 out of a pool of 578 institutions comprising the top 1% ranked by total citation count in this field.
Top 20The 20 most-cited countries in Economics & Business for 1995-August 31, 2005 according to Essential Science Indicators.


The 100 Most-Cited Scientists in: Biology & Biochemistry, Chemistry, Economics & Business, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, Neuroscience, Pharmacology & ToxicologyPhysics.
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Highest-Impact Journals (ALL FIELDS), 1995-2005  Þ extraBYTES - graphs showing each country's individual rank on three separate measures over the past decade
Twenty Years of Citation Superstars!
Science Watch presents here the true citation elite of the last two decades that include rankings the 50 most-cited researchers of the last 20 years, based on papers published and cited in Thomson Scientific-indexed journals between 1983 and 2002.
- What's New in Research
What's really hot in research? Each week, the Research Services Group provides an update based on their Research Performance & Evaluation Tools.
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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