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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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Top to bottom: Drs. Ellen Idler and Yael BenyaminiIn the interview below, Drs. Ellen Idler and Yael Benyamini discuss their highly cited paper, "Self-rated health and mortality: a review of twenty-seven community studies," (J. Health Soc. Behavior 38[1]: 21-37, March 1997). According to the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product, this paper is currently ranked at #8 among Social Science papers published in the past decade, with 424 citations to date...Read the article
Dr. James SallisAccording to a recent analysis by in-cites, Dr. James Sallis’s work garnered the highest percent increase in total citations (see Most Improved), compared against the previous bimonthly update, in the field of Psychiatry/Psychology. In the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product, his current record includes 37 papers cited a total of 480 times to date in the field of Psychiatry/Psychology and 86 papers cited a total of 3,579...Read the article
University of Southern CaliforniaAccording to ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product, the institution with the highest percent increase in total citations in the field of Computer Science for the bimonthly period August-October 2003 was the University of Southern California (USC)....Read the article
n a recent analysis of the ISI Essential Science Indicators Web product, the highest percent increase (see Most-Improved) in total citations went to the journal European Food Research and Technology in the field of Agricultural Sciences...Read the article
Rankings for Iceland among the 149 top-performing countries in all fields and all countries...Read the article


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