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Dr. Zhenghui XiaIn this interview for in-cites, Dr. Zhenghui Xia talks about her highly cited paper, "Opposing effects of ERK and JNK-P38 MAP kinases on apoptosis," (Science 270[5240]: 1326-31, 24 November 1995). According to the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product, this paper is currently ranked at #9 among Clinical Medicine papers published in the past decade, with 2,462 citations to date. Dr. Xia is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences and Pharmacology at the University of Washington in Seattle...Read the article
Viswanath Venkatesh Viswanath Venkatesh, from the University of Arkansas, talks about his highly cited work in the field of Economics & Business. Dr. Venkatesh's work in this field garnered the highest percent increase in total citations for the bimonthly period of August-October 2003 in the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product. Currently, his record in this field includes 10 papers cited a total of 233 times to date...Read the article
University of WarsawIn this brief interview, Damian Niwinski, Vice-Director of the Institute of Informatics at the University of Warsaw, talks about the history of Computer Science at the university...Read the article
Public Health Nutrition Currently in the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product, this journal’s record in Social Sciences includes 344 papers cited a total of 634 times to date. In this essay, Editor-in-Chief Professor Barrie Margetts of the University of Southampton’s Institute of Human Nutrition discusses the growing impact of Public Health Nutrition...Read the article
SwitzerlandRankings for Switzerland among the 148 top-performing countries in all fields and all countries...Read the article


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