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in-cites, May 2007
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Rising Stars

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May 2007

Following the latest bimonthly update to Essential Science Indicators, in-cites has produced a listing of the scientists, institutions, countries, and journals that have achieved the highest percentage increase in total citations from the fifth bimonthly period of 2006 to the sixth bimonthly period of 2006—that is, from October 2006 to December 2006. These entities are singled out as Rising Stars in their respective fields.

The 22 scientists named as Rising Stars in their respective fields are as follows:

Scientist

Field

TAYLOR, JRN Agricultural Sciences
NARITA, M Biology & Biochemistry
MORSE, DE Chemistry
METCALF, D Clinical Medicine
TERHOFSTEDE, AHM Computer Science
KOSTOVA, T
Economics & Business
WIEGAND, T Engineering
REICH, PB Environment/Ecology
POSFAI, M Geosciences
BHARDWAJ, N Immunology
DUAN, XF Materials Science
MOLNAR, L Mathematics
MILLER, CJ Microbiology
MORRISON, SJ Molecular Biology & Genetics
XU, J Multidisciplinary
KIM, SH Neuroscience & Behavior
PASTAN, I Pharmacology & Toxicology
LIEBER, CM


Physics
ROBINSON, GE Plant & Animal Science
CRANEY, JL Psychiatry/Psychology
WHITEHEAD, D Social Sciences, general
SPRINGEL, V
Space Science

In 2005, the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) entered the top 1% in the field of Environment & Ecology; this month, AIMS has earned the title of Rising Star in this field. Apache Point Observatory is also enjoying a repeat visit to Rising Star status in the field of Space Science. The full list of Rising Star institutions is as follows:

Institution

Field

VTT BIOTECHNOL & FOOD RES Agricultural Sciences
ECOLE POLYTECH FED LAUSANNE Biology & Biochemistry
SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIV Chemistry
OSIRIS THERAPEUT INC Clinical Medicine
BIODESIGN INST Computer Science
UNIV CONNECTICUT Economics & Business
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO Engineering
AUSTRALIAN INST MARINE SCI Environment/Ecology
IST NAZL GEOFIS & VULCANOL Geosciences
ROCKEFELLER UNIV Immunology
TUFTS UNIV Materials Science
UNIV BOLOGNA Mathematics
UNIV HONG KONG Microbiology
UNIV GENOA Molecular Biology & Genetics
UNIV TOKYO Multidisciplinary
UNIV LOUISVILLE Neuroscience & Behavior
UNIV HALLE WITTENBERG Pharmacology & Toxicology
CCAST Physics
PIONEER HI BRED INT INC Plant & Animal Science
CTR ADDICT & MENTAL HLTH Psychiatry/Psychology
AGCY HEALTHCARE RES & QUAL Social Sciences, general
APACHE POINT OBSERV Space Science

Iran and Luxembourg have achieved the highest percent increase in citations in multiple fields. The complete list of countries is given in the table below:

Country

Field

UKRAINE Agricultural Sciences
COTE IVOIRE Biology & Biochemistry
CYPRUS Chemistry
TUNISIA Clinical Medicine
LUXEMBOURG Computer Science
LUXEMBOURG Economics & Business
BOTSWANA Engineering
URUGUAY Environment/Ecology
IRAN Geosciences
IRAN Immunology
PERU Materials Science
JAMAICA Mathematics
BERMUDA Microbiology
IRAN Molecular Biology & Genetics
KENYA Multidisciplinary
EGYPT Neuroscience & Behavior
PHILIPPINES Pharmacology & Toxicology
CAMEROON Physics
BANGLADESH Plant & Animal Science
INDONESIA Psychiatry/Psychology
YUGOSLAVIA Social Sciences, general
NAMIBIA Space Science

Biosystems Engineering, PLoS Biology, the Journal of Proteome Research, the American Journal of Transplant Research, Briefings in Bioinformatics, Small, and the New Journal of Physics are all repeating as Rising Stars. The complete list of journals achieving Rising Star status this month is given below:

Journal

Field

BIOSYST ENG Agricultural Sciences
PLOS BIOL
Biology & Biochemistry
J PROTEOME RES Chemistry
AM J TRANSPLANT
Clinical Medicine
BRIEF BIOINFORM Computer Science
ENERG ECON Economics & Business
INDUSTRIAL MANAGE DATA SYST Engineering
ADV ENVIRON RES Environment/Ecology
J HYDROMETEOROL
Geosciences
NAT REV IMMUNOL Immunology
SMALL Materials Science
J DIFFER EQU APPL Mathematics
NAT REV MICROBIOL Microbiology
GENOME BIOL Molecular Biology & Genetics
NAT METHODS Multidisciplinary
NAT REV NEUROSCI Neuroscience & Behavior
NAT REV DRUG DISCOV Pharmacology & Toxicology
NEW J PHYS
Physics
FEMS YEAST RES Plant & Animal Science
BEHAV DISORDERS Psychiatry/Psychology
BMC PUBLIC HEALTH Social Sciences, general

Full citation details of all of these most-improved entities can be seen in Essential Science Indicators.

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