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Year: 2008 from Clarivate Analytics takes you behind the scenes of highly cited research in these interviews, essays, and rankings featuring researchers in a variety of fields. Author commentaries come from all areas of There are also interviews with authors featured within every Special Topic and corresponding Research Front Map. In addition, there are comments from authors who have papers featured in Emerging Research Front, Fast-Moving Front, New Hot Paper, Fast-Breaking Papers, Current Classics, and Top Topics. Many interviews and comments include images of the authors’ work featured in their papers. You can also sort alphabetically (all years).


2008: December (click month for interview descriptions)
  John Apostolakis & Makoto Asai; GEANT4 Podcast
  Daniel W. Armstrong; Emerging Research Front
  Jonathan Bagger & Neil Lambert; Emerging Research Front
  Alessandra Bendini; Featured Scientist Interview
  David S. Berman; Fast Breaking Paper
  Hongjie Dai; Fast Breaking Paper
  Jim Elser; Emerging Research Front
  Shanhui Fan; Special Topic of Photonic Crystals
  Suhua Feng & Xing Wang Deng; Fast Breaking Paper
  Peter Ferdinandy; Fast Breaking Paper
  Paul Flicek; Fast Breaking Papers
  Laurie Garrett; Podcast
  Francisco Guinea; Special Topic of Graphene
  Desmond G. Higgins; Fast Breaking Paper
  Hideo Hosono; Emerging Research Front
  L. Lacey Knowles; Fast Breaking Paper
  Helen S. Mayberg & Andres M. Lozano; Emerging Research Front
  Dennis J. McGillicuddy; Fast Breaking Paper
  Toben Nelson; Special Topic of Underage/College Drinking interview
  David C. Rubinsztein; Emerging Research Front
  Daniel Stokols, Shalini Misra, Richard Moser, Kara Hall, & Brandie Taylor; Emerging Research Front
  Sakari Uppala;  Emerging Research Fronts
  Gerardo Escobar Valderrama; Fast Breaking Paper
  Zhong Lin Wang; Science Watch® Newsletter Interview
  Duncan Watts & Steve Strogatz; Featured Paper Interview
  Xuexian Yang & Chen Dong; Fast Breaking Paper
  Berislav V. Zlokovic; Emerging Research Front
2008: November (click month for interview descriptions)
  Albert-László Barabási & Réka Albert; Featured Paper
  Steve Beeby; Featured Scientist
  Bradley E. Bernstein; New Hot Paper
  Brian Burke; Special Topic of Underage/College Drinking
  Xiaoyuan Chen; Fast Moving Front
  Stuart A. Cunningham; New Hot Paper
  Andrew E. Derocher; Fast Moving Front
  John R. Hughes; Fast Moving Front
  International Journal of Innovative Computing Information and Control ; Featured Journal
  Steven Johnson; Special Topic of Photonic Crystals
  Bruce Logan; New Hot Paper
  Nikos K. Logothetis & Brian A. Wandell; Fast Moving Front
  Ian Mackenzie; New Hot Paper
  JoAnn Manson; New Hot Paper
  Walter Neupert & Johannes M. Herrmann; New Hot Paper
  Gerald J. Niemi & Michael E. McDonald; Fast Moving Front
  Ghislain Opdenakker; New Hot Paper
  Marcia Ory, Patricia Jordan & Terry Bazarre; Fast Moving Front
  Lourens Poorter; Fast Moving Front
  Hollis A. Skaife; New Hot Paper
  Sobering Thoughts: College Student Drinking Research, the Top 20 Institutions; Featured Institutional Analysis
  Lawrence Steinman; New Hot Paper
  Galen Stucky; Special Topic of Mesoporous Materials
  Theoharis Theoharides; Podcast
  David Tong; Fast Moving Front
  Henry Wechsler; Special Topic of Underage/College Drinking
  Patrick Wincker; New Hot Paper
  Zhonghe Zhou; Fast Moving Front
2008: October (click month for interview descriptions)
  Merav Ahissar & Shaul Hochstein; Emerging Research Front
  Gary M. Bokoch;  Emerging Research Front
  Angel Borja; Fast Breaking Paper
  Marcella Calfon; Podcast
  Riccardo Ferrando & Francesca Baletto; Emerging Research Front
  Massimo Filippi; Special Topic of Multiple Sclerosis
  Jean-Antoine Girault; Fast Breaking Paper
  Ji-Huan He; Fast Breaking Paper
  Rolando Herrero; Special Topic of Human Papillomavirus
  Satoshi Ikemoto; Fast Breaking Paper
  Yasumasa Iwatani & Judith G. Levin; Fast Breaking Paper
  Jae-Hong Kim; Fast Breaking Paper
  Jonathan Knight; Special Topic of Photonic Crystals
  Daniel E. Ho, Kosuke Imai, Gary King, & Elizabeth Stuart; Fast Breaking Paper
  Gregory J. McHugo; Fast Breaking Paper
  Giovanni Onida, Lucia Reining & Angel Rubio; Emerging Research Front
  Robert M. Plenge; Fast Breaking Paper
  Eqab M. Rabei & Dumitru Baleanu; Fast Breaking Paper
  Arthur Ragauskas; Special Topic of Biofuels
  William G. Read; Fast Breaking Paper
  David Reznick;  Emerging Research Front
  Jen Sheen; Emerging Research Front
  Osamu Terasaki; Special Topic of Mesoporous Materials interview
  Robert Tibshirani; Science Watch® Newsletter
  Jim Woodgett; Featured Scientist
  Matthias Wuttig & Noboru Yamada; Fast Breaking Paper
2008: September (click month for interview descriptions)
  Avinash Kumar Agarwal; New Hot Paper
  Julia Balogun & Gerry Johnson; Fast Moving Front
  Wolfgang Baumeister; Fast Moving Front
  Donald E. Cutlip; New Hot Paper
  Sankar Das Sarma; Fast Moving Front
  Chuong B. Do; New Hot Paper
  Alisdir R. Fernie; Fast Moving Front
  Roel Hammerschlag; Special Topic of Biofuels
  Rafael Irizarry; Podcast
  Mietek Jaroniec; Special Topic of Mesoporous Materials
  Daniel Kammen & Richard Plevin; Special Topic of Biofuels
  Ron Kessler & Jim Hudson; Podcast
  Robert J. Lefkowitz; New Hot Paper
  Kerstin Lindblad-Toh; New Hot Paper
  Edward A. McKenzie; New Hot Paper
  Lyman Page; New Hot Paper
  Roger Powell & Tim Holland; Featured Paper
  Stephen W. Schaeffer; Fast Moving Front
  Olga G. Troyanskaya; Featured Scientist
  Cosette M. Wheeler; Special Topic of Human Papillomavirus
  S. Joseph Wright; Fast Moving Front
  Haoshen Zhou; Fast Moving Front
2008: August (click month for interview descriptions)
  David L. Armstrong & Lutz Birnbaumer; Fast Breaking Paper
  Siegfried Blechert & Stephen Connon; Emerging Research Front
  Xavier Bosch; Special Topic of Human Papillomavirus
  Wolfgang Brück; Emerging Research Front
  Sampurno Bruijnzeel; Emerging Research Front
  Jeff Dyer & Harbir Singh; Featured Paper
  Alan R. Hevner, Salvatore March, Jinsoo Park & Sudha Ram; Emerging Research Front
  Richard Flavell; Fast Breaking Paper
  Olivier Gascuel; Podcast
  Andre Geim; Featured Science Watch® Newsletter
  Ghent University; Department of Plant Systems Biology; Featured Institutional
  Milford Hanna; Special Topic of Biofuels
  Bernhard Keller & Idun Reiten; Fast Breaking Paper
  Paul Kleihues; Fast Breaking Paper
  Brian Kobilka; Fast Breaking Paper
  Gerhard Knothe; Special Topic of Biofuels
  Alessandra Lanzara; Fast Breaking Paper
  Christopher Lipinski; Podcast
  Toshisada Nishida; Emerging Research Front
  Guilherme V. Polanczyk and Luis Augusto Rohde; Fast Breaking Paper
  Markus Reichstein; Featured Scientist
  M. Santosh; Fast Breaking Paper
  Takashi Shinohara; Emerging Research Front
  Steven Shoelson; Emerging Research Front
  Nils Chr. Stenseth; Emerging Research Front
  Bao-Lian Su; Special Topic of Mesoporous Materials interview
  David Teece; Podcast
  Claus Wasternack; Fast Breaking Paper
  W. Michael Wood-Vasey; Fast Breaking Paper
  Ali Yazdani; Fast Breaking Paper
  Zootaxa; Featured Journal
2008: July (click month for interview descriptions)
  Luca Amendola; New Hot Paper
  Wolfgang H. Binder ; Chemistry
  Ewan Birney; Fast Moving Front
  Tiziana Borsello; Fast Moving Front
  Olaf R. P. Bininda-Emonds; New Hot Paper
  David Dollar; Fast Moving Front
  Laurie Garrett; New Hot Paper
  Ji-Huan He; New Hot Paper
  Philippe Horvath; New Hot Paper
  David Lacey & Scott Simonet; Fast Moving Front 
  Kenneth Livak & Thomas Schmittgen; Featured Paper
  Tom Millar; Special Topic of Astrochemistry
  Jesper Møller; Featured Scientist
  Chung-Yuan Mou; Special Topic of Mesoporous Materials
  Zbyszek Otwinowski; Podcast
  Russel J. Reiter; Podcast
  Anton M. Scheuhammer; New Hot Paper
  Dr. Keerti Shah; Special Topic of Human Papillomavirus
  Yechiel Shai; Fast Moving Front
  Paul E. Stackelberg; Fast Moving Front 
  Craig Stockwell, Andrew Hendry & Michael Kinnison; Fast Moving Front
  Solene Turquety; New Hot Paper
  Wei Hua Wang; New Hot Paper
  Anthony Westerling; Podcast
  Anna Wu; Fast Moving Front
2008: June (click month for interview descriptions)
  Rolf Apweiler; Fast Breaking Paper
  David P. Bartel; Featured Scientist
  Wout Boerjan, John Ralph, & Marie Baucher; Emerging Research Front
  Peer Bork; Fast Breaking Paper
  Sara Burt; Podcast
  Francisco Chavez; Emerging Research Front (from Feb. 2004)
  Jay Cheng; Emerging Research Front
  Aram V. Chobanian; Emerging Research Front (from Feb. 2004)
  Mark J. Daly; Featured Science Watch® Newsletter
  Pascale Ehrenfreund; Special Topic of Astrochemistry
  Peter Güntert; Emerging Research Front
  A. Stephen K. Hashmi; Fast Breaking Paper
  Masami Yokota Hirai & Kazuki Saito; Fast Breaking Paper
  Jan M. Kroon; Fast Breaking Paper
  Rudolf Krska; Special Topic of Mycotoxins
  Karl F. MacDorman & Hiroshi Ishiguro; Fast Breaking Paper
  Michael C. McAlpine & James R. Heath; Fast Breaking Paper
  Shin'ichi Nojiri; Fast Breaking Paper
  Günter Oberdörster, Eva Oberdörster, and Jan Oberdörster; Emerging Research Front
  Luke A. J. O'Neill; Fast Breaking Paper
  Sir John Pendry; Podcast
  Jacques Rossouw; Featured Paper
  Mark C. Serreze; Fast Breaking Paper
  Nils Chr. Stenseth; Fast Breaking Paper
  Dominic Walsh & Dennis J. Selkoe; Emerging Research Front
  Bo Zhou; Emerging Research Front
2008: May (click month for interview descriptions)
  Julie Ahringer; Fast Moving Front
  David I. Auerbach; New Hot Paper
  Tracy T. Batchelor, Gregory A. Sorensen and Rakesh K. Jain; New Hot Paper
  Jonathan M. Borwein; New Hot Paper
  Sara Burt; Fast Moving Front
  Don E. Canfield; New Hot Paper
  Andrew J. Cherlin; Fast Moving Front
  Dr. Anne Desjardins; Special Topic of Mycotoxins
  Sally S. Dickerson & Margaret E. Kemeny; Fast Moving Front (from Sept. 2005)
  Mark Enright; Special Topic of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
  Santiago Esplugas; Fast Moving Front
  Holger Frey; Fast Moving Front
  Tomas Ganz; Fast Moving Front
  Robin L. Graham; New Hot Paper
  Caren C. Helbing; New Hot Paper
  James Hudson & Ron Kessler; New Hot Paper
  Paul Henning Krogh; Featured Scientist
  Geoffrey M. Hodgson; Podcast
  Katharina Lodders; Special Topic of Astrochemistry
  David P. MacKinnon; Fast Moving Front
  Jill Mesirov & Eric Lander; Fast Moving Front
  Henry A. Nasrallah; New Hot Paper
  Robert Sampson; Podcast
  Oleg B. Shchekin; Fast Moving Front
  David Sheehan; Featured Paper
  King-Ning Tu; Fast Moving Front
  Peidong Yang; Podcast
2008: April (click month for interview descriptions)
  David Baltimore; Fast Breaking Paper
  Stephen A. Baylin & Peter A. Jones; Emerging Research Front
  Martin Brand; Emerging Research Front
  Carlo M. Croce; Featured Science Watch® Newsletter
  Oleg Dubovik; Emerging Research Front
  Jerome Etienne; Special Topic of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
  Timothy D. Fornes & Don Paul; Emerging Research Front
  JH He; Featured Scientist
  Eric Herbst; Special Topic of Astrochemistry
  Michel Ferrari; (Archived) Special Topic of Migraine & Other Vascular Headaches
  Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes; Featured Journal
  Ray M. Kaplan; Emerging Research Front
  Shigeaki Kato; Emerging Research Front
  Nicholas A. Kotov; Emerging Research Front
  Panos Kouvelis, Chester Chambers & Haiyan Wang; Fast Breaking Paper
  Marek Kubicki; Fast Breaking Paper
  Richard A. Manderville; Fast Breaking Paper
  Alberto Mantovani; Emerging Research Front
  Norio Miura; Fast Breaking Paper
  Garry Nolan; Featured Scientist
  Jes Olesen; Special Topic of Migraine & Other Vascular Headaches
  Lyman Page; Fast Breaking Paper
  Amin Rostami-Hodjegan; Fast Breaking Paper
  Paula Reimer; Podcast
  Ron Wrolstad; Emerging Research Front
  Ewine van Dishoeck; Special Topic of Astrochemistry
  Fred Tenover; Special Topic of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
  Younan Xia; Podcast
  Su-May Yu; Fast Breaking Paper
  Yuntian T. Zhu & Quingwen Li; Fast Breaking Paper
2008: March (click month for interview descriptions)
  Scott W. Altmann; Fast Moving Front
  Dale E. Bauman; Fast Moving Front
  Daniela Calzetti; Fast Moving Front
  Bradley J. Cardinale; New Hot Paper
  Kate B. Carey & Brian Borsari; Fast Moving Front
  Alexander H.D. Cheng; Fast Moving Front
  Hans-Christoph Diener; Special Topic of Migraine & Other Vascular Headaches
  Jaïrton Dupont; Fast Moving Front
  John F. Gunion & Radovan Dermisek; Fast Moving Front
  R. Adron Harris; Featured Scientist
  Keiichi Hiramatsu; Special Topic of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
  David Hopkins; New Hot Paper
  Ignacio Horcas; New Hot Paper
  Teruyo Ito; Special Topic of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
  Majid M. Khodier; Fast Moving Front
  Gabriel Kotliar; New Hot Paper
  Markku Kulmala; Fast Moving Front
  Zheng-Xiang Li; Special Topic of Zircon Dating
  Richard B. Mailman; New Hot Paper
  Daniel Miracle; New Hot Paper
  Robin M. Murray; Special Topic of Schizophrenia
  Peter Parham; Fast Moving Front
  Filip Rolland; New Hot Paper
  David Rowland; New Hot Paper
  Mark J. Shlomchik; New Hot Paper
  Christine Van Broeckhoven; New Hot Paper
  Kees van Loon; New Hot Paper
  Tim White; Featured Scientist
  Hui Zou; New Hot Paper
2008: February (click month for interview descriptions)
  Sabri Arik; Special Topic of Artificial Neural Networks
  Mary J. Benner; Emerging Research Front
  Adrian Constantin; Fast Breaking Paper
  Linhong Deng; Fast Breaking Paper
  Davood Domiri Ganji; Fast Breaking Paper
  Stephen Goff; Featured Paper
  Minoru Kanehisa; Emerging Research Front
  Jeffrey Lieberman; Special Topic of Schizophrenia
  Krzysztof Matyjaszewski; Featured
  Michael P. Murphy, & Robin A. J. Smith; Fast Breaking Paper
  Matej Oresic; Fast Breaking Paper
  Russel J. Reiter; Fast Breaking Paper
  Alex Rialp, Josep Rialp, & Gary A. Knight; Fast Breaking Paper
  Mary M. Robertson; Emerging Research Front
  Henry L. Roediger and Jeff Karpicke; Fast Breaking Paper
  Van Savage; Featured Scientist
  Stephen Silbersten; Special Topic of Migraine & Other Vascular Headaches
  David N. Spergel; Fast Breaking Paper
  Bruce Tomblin; Fast Breaking Paper
  Bruce D. Trap; Emerging Research Front
  Anthony Westerling; Fast Breaking Paper
  Ting Yu & Joseph Eberly; Fast Breaking Paper
  Yong-Fei Zheng; Special Topic of Zircon Dating
  Yong-Feng Zhu; Emerging Research Front
  2008: January
  Jairton Dupont & John Spencer; Featured Paper
  X.J. Meng; Featured Scientist


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