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CITATION LAUREATES METHODOLOGY AND NOBEL PRIZE REVIEW

Since 2002, Thomson Reuters analyst David Pendlebury has presented his annual listings of Citation Laureates—...

Hear expert insights into the work of the 2012 Thomson Reuters honorees in Medicine, Physics, and Chemistry from ScienceWatch’s regular columnists. Also hear David A. Pendlebury describe the...

This year’s selection of Thomson Reuters Citation Laureates, representing (as shown) the main fields of Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Economics. By virtue of their scientific achievements and...

Given their scientific achievements and acclaim of their peers (as measured by citations), the 2013 Citation Laureates are "of Nobel class."

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Listed by average citations per paper, among Canadian institutions whose affiliated authors published at least 500 papers between 2008 and 2012 in Thomson Reuters-indexed journals in the main...

Cancer Treatments Have Very Few Toxic Side Effects
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Drug development is so much more precise, binding to specific proteins and using antibodies to give exact mechanisms of action, that the debilitating...

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“Why me?” is a direct or implied question from many patients diagnosed with cancer, but there is rarely a simple answer. At some point in any discussion with healthcare professionals or during the...

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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...

The Future of COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a term that covers several conditions, all characterized by persistent blockage of airflow from the lungs and difficulty in breathing. Emphysema...

REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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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...

Dementia Declines
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Understanding of the human genome and genetic mutations leads to improved detection of, and prevention methods for, the onset of neurodegenerative diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s...

DNA Mapping At Birth is the Norm to Avoid Disease Risk
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The evolution of micro-total analysis systems (singlecell analysis) and advancements in nanotechnology, coupled with more widespread Big Data technologies...

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