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According to a recent analysis of Essential Science Indicators (a subset of the Web of Knowledge from Thomson Reuters), a 2010 report entitled “A protocol for data exploration to...

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No apologies for returning to the topic of CRISPR, a technology that underpins some of the hottest Research Fronts identified by Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators and which we...

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Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common form of brain tumor in adults, responsible for more than half of all brain tumors. Prognosis is generally very poor, with survival measured in...

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According to a recent analysis of Thomson Reuters Web of Science, the 2012 report “Intratumor heterogeneity and branched evolution revealed by multiregion sequencing,” (M. Gerlinger, et al., New...

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The current Hot Ten has most papers about graphene (# 1, #7, and #8), or polymer solar cells (#2, #4, #5, #6, and #10). The remaining two are #3, which is about metal-organic frameworks, and #9,...

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Two adjacent papers in the current Hot Ten, #6 and #7, deal with the chemistry of fuel cells. According to citations recorded in brand-new papers indexed in...

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Pharmaceutical companies, at the forefront of the fight against disease, rely on organic chemists to synthesize the new molecules that might provide the weapons we need to beat cancer and viruses...

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A recent analysis of InCites: Essential Science Indicators (a subset of the Web of Knowledge from Thomson Reuters) demonstrated that a 2011 report, “Insomnia as a predictor of depression: A meta-...

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently revised its guidance on testing for infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV). Testing for anti-HCV, recommended for known at-risk...

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Colombo Bolognesi talks with ScienceWatch.com and answers a few questions about this New Hot Paper in the field of Engineering.

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A new addition to the genetic engineer’s toolbox has surfaced as a hot topic. Called CRISPR, for Clustered Regularly Interspaced S...

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Hardly a month goes by without the media reporting the discovery of trace amounts of some unwanted chemical in the things we eat and drink. Some enter the food chains by accident, such as...

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