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in-cites, July 2001 - Citing URL:

Go behind the scenes of highly cited research in these interviews and first-person essays featuring highly cited researchers, papers, institutions, journals and countries in a variety of fields. Updated monthly.

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Dr. Charles BennettDr. Charles Bennett of the Lab for Astronomy & Solar Physics at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center discusses his experiences with the Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) satellite project.Read the article
Edwin FrankelDr. Edwin Frankel of the University of California at Davis discusses his highly cited work on lipid oxidation and antioxidants in both an interview and an essay. In our analysis of high-impact agricultural research, 13 of Dr. Frankel’s papers were cited a total of 586 times, making him the second-most-cited scientist of the 1990s in this field.Read the article
Dr. Charles SherrDr. Charles Sherr, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator based at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN, discusses the origins and consequences of his cell-cycle research, which has made him one of the top-cited scientists of the 1990’s.Read the article
Dr. Axel BeckeDr. Axel Becke of Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada, discusses his highly cited work on the density-functional theory of atomic and molecular structure. Six of Dr. Becke’s papers on this topic have been cited a total of 4,663 times.Read the article
Dr. Simon LevinDr. Simon Levin, the George M. Moffett Professor of Biology in Princeton University’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, discusses his highly cited work, "The problem of pattern and scale in ecology," (Ecology, 73(6): 1943-67, December 1992).Read the article
Dr. Salvador MoncadaDr. Salvador Moncada discusses the impact his highly cited review, "Nitric oxide – physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology," has had on the scientific community, as well as what it means to be highly cited.Read the article 
National Research Concentration - Percent of papers in Country for Field within Country in most recent 5 year period.Read the article
Dr. Irwin Rosenberg Dr. Irwin Rosenberg, the journal’s editor discusses the citation record of Nutrition Reviews.Read the article
Earth System Science Department of the University of California at IrvineFaculty members from the Earth System Science Department of the University of California at Irvine discuss the significant increase in citations in geosciences for their institution in the past decade.Read the article
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