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Adam RiessDr. Adam Riess talks about his 2004 paper, "Type IA supernova discoveries at Z>1 from the Hubble Space Telescope: evidence for past deceleration and constraints on dark energy evolution," (Astrophysical Journal 607[2]: 665-87, part 1, 1 June 2004). According to Essential Science Indicators, this paper has been the top Hot Paper in Space Science since January 2006. Dr. Riess is an Astronomer at the Space Telescope Science Institute and Professor at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.
Journal of Small Business ManagementIn March 2006, the Journal of Small Business Management earned the distinction of having the highest percent increase in total citations from January 1995 to December 2005 in the field of Economics & Business. According to current Essential Science Indicators database statistics, this journal’s record includes 309 papers cited a total of 766 times to date.
Charles NemeroffThis month, in-cites presents a listing of the top 20 scientists who, as of the latest bimonthly update of Essential Science Indicators, attracted the highest total citations to their papers published in Thomson Scientific-indexed journals of Psychiatry & Psychology over the past 10 years. These names are the top 20 out of a pool of 1,964 scientists comprising the top 1% ranked by total citation count in this field.
UFZ Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig-HalleIn April 2006, the UFZ Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig-Halle, Germany, entered the top 1% in the field of Environment & Ecology in the Essential Science Indicators database. Their current record in this field includes over 186 papers with a total of 1,477 citations. In this interview, in-cites talks with Professor Georg Teutsch, the Scientific Director of the UFZ, about the Centre’s highly cited work in this field.


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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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