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RISING STARS

May 2008

Following the latest bimonthly update to Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Clarivate Analytics, ScienceWatch.com 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 2007 to the sixth bimonthly period of 2007—that is, from October 2007 to December 2007. These entities are singled out as Rising Stars in their respective fields.

The 22 scientists named as Rising Stars in their fields are given in the table below:

Scientist Field
WEARY, DM Agricultural Sciences
KLAUSNER, RD Biology & Biochemistry
LAUHON, LJ
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Chemistry
JOHNSTON, J Clinical Medicine
TROYANSKAYA, OG Computer Science
DAVIS, GB Economics & Business
ZHANG, JJ Engineering
REICHSTEIN, M Environment/Ecology
MEARNS, LO Geosciences
HARADA, M Immunology
LIN, JY Materials Science
MØLLER, J
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Mathematics
MILLER, CJ Microbiology
SHAPIRO, L Molecular Biology & Genetics
PARTENSKY, F Multidisciplinary
KIM, D Neuroscience & Behavior
HALPERT, JR Pharmacology & Toxicology
HUANG, Y Physics
FUKS, G Plant & Animal Science
WISNIEWSKI, SR Psychiatry/Psychology
WHITE, TD
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Social Sciences, general
GEHRELS, N Space Science

 

In the last update, the University of Zurich was named a Rising Star in Mathematics; this month, the university is a Rising Star in the field of Social Sciences. The full list of institutions that are Rising Stars is as follows:

Institution Field
CHINA AGR UNIV Agricultural Sciences
INST SYST BIOL Biology & Biochemistry
BEIJING UNIV CHEM TECHNOL Chemistry
CHUNG SHAN MED UNIV Clinical Medicine
WHITEHEAD INST BIOMED RES Computer Science
UNIV CENT FLORIDA Economics & Business
ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIV Engineering
BEIJING UNIV Environment/Ecology
NW UNIV XIAN Geosciences
US ARMY Immunology
COLUMBIA UNIV Materials Science
VANDERBILT UNIV
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Mathematics
BERNHARD NOCHT INST TROP MED Microbiology
SEOUL NATL UNIV Molecular Biology & Genetics
UNIV PENN Multidisciplinary
INST NEUROSCI Neuroscience & Behavior
PFIZER GLOBAL RES & DEV Pharmacology & Toxicology
UNIV COLL DUBLIN Physics
GHENT UNIV Plant & Animal Science
NIAAA Psychiatry/Psychology
UNIV ZURICH Social Sciences, general
OSSERV ASTRON BRERA Space Science

 

Ecuador, Ethiopia, and Iran have achieved Rising Star status in multiple fields. The complete list of countries named as Rising Stars is given below:

Country Field
CAMEROON Agricultural Sciences
KAZAKHSTAN Biology & Biochemistry
SERBIA MONTENEG Chemistry
IRAN Clinical Medicine
BAHRAIN Computer Science
BURKINA FASO Economics & Business
ECUADOR Engineering
BANGLADESH Environment/Ecology
ETHIOPIA Geosciences
PERU Immunology
PAKISTAN Materials Science
GUADELOUPE Mathematics
SLOVENIA Microbiology
IRAN Molecular Biology & Genetics
NORWAY Multidisciplinary
JORDAN Neuroscience & Behavior
TANZANIA Pharmacology & Toxicology
ECUADOR Physics
LUXEMBOURG Plant & Animal Science
TRINID & TOBAGO Psychiatry/Psychology
ETHIOPIA Social Sciences, general
IRAN Space Science

 

Among the journals named as Rising Stars in multiple updates are Astrobiology, Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, Small, Cell Cycle, FEBS Journal, Developmental Science, and Optics Express. The full list of Rising Stars in the journals category is in the table below:

Journal Field
MOL NUTR FOOD RES
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Agricultural Sciences
FEBS J Biology & Biochemistry
CATAL COMMUN Chemistry
ARTHRITIS RES THER Clinical Medicine
BRIEF BIOINFORM Computer Science
ENERG ECON Economics & Business
PROG ELECTROMAGN RES Engineering
ANNU REV ECOL EVOL SYST Environment/Ecology
ADV ATMOS SCI Geosciences
NAT REV IMMUNOL Immunology
SMALL
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Materials Science
BIOSTATISTICS Mathematics
NAT REV MICROBIOL Microbiology
CELL CYCLE
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Molecular Biology & Genetics
NATURWISSENSCHAFTEN Multidisciplinary
NAT REV NEUROSCI Neuroscience & Behavior
VASC PHARMACOL Pharmacology & Toxicology
OPT EXPRESS
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Physics
ZOOTAXA Plant & Animal Science
DEV SCI
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Psychiatry/Psychology
NATURE Social Sciences, general
ASTROBIOLOGY
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Space Science

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