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AUTHOR COMMENTARIES - 2010

January 2010

ScienceWatch.com 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 ScienceWatch.com. 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 Fronts, Fast-Moving Fronts, New Hot Papers, Fast-Breaking Papers, Current Classics, and Top Topics. Search for an author by year, month, or alphabetically.

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Geoffrey J. Barton January 2010
Geoffrey J. Barton; "The paper describes the latest version of the Jalview multiple sequence alignment editor and analysis workbench. Jalview is one of the most powerful tools available for manipulating sequence alignments and integrating annotations from biological databases around the world. As a consequence..."
New Hot Paper, January 2010

Jonathan Coleman January 2010
Jonathan Coleman; "I started working in nanotechnology in the area of polymer nanotube composites back in 1995-96. If you add nanotubes to polymers, you get plastics in composite form that are much stronger and stiffer. So we learned to make these stiff strong plastics. Then in 2002, I was working in Dallas..."
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Elias Fereres (left) and Mario Salinas inspect dataloggers and associated equipment that were used to record daily trunk growth. The author(s) of this interview/comment have included images of their work.January 2010
Elias Fereres; "I believe that there are two primary reasons. First, the paper provides a background for a variety of research topics aimed at conserving water in the domain of agricultural water use. The second reason is that it is a timely work on an issue—deficit irrigation—which recently has become quite important..."
Fast Moving Front, January 2010

Kate Fitzgerald The author(s) of this interview/comment have included images of their work.January 2010
Kate Fitzgerald; "Innate immunity—immunity that occurs naturally as a result of a person's genetic constitution or physiology and does not arise from a previous infection or vaccination—is a fast-paced, exciting field. Over the last 10 years or so several classes of germline encoded innate immune receptors..."
Fast Moving Front, January 2010

Hoong-Kun Fun The author(s) of this interview/comment have included images of their work.January 2010
Hoong-Kun Fun; "This article is relatively highly cited because quite a large number of researchers are interested in the properties of hydrazones and their derivatives which includes antimicrobial, anticonvulsant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-platelet, anti-tubercular, anticancer, and anti-tumor activities..."
Fast Moving Front, January 2010

Antoine Guisan The author(s) of this interview/comment have included images of their work.January 2010
Antoine Guisan; "over the last decade, my work has largely concentrated on understanding drivers of species ranges, quantifying species-environment relationships in ecological models, and using these models ultimately for predicting species distributions. My approach is thus deeply..."
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Alexander A. Kon January 2010
Alexander A. Kon; "This paper provides a novel framework for understanding how empirical research can inform bioethics. In the past, many have argued that empirical work cannot inform normative ethics, however in "The role of empirical research in bioethics" I demonstrate not only how such research..."
New Hot Paper, January 2010

Doo Sung Lee January 2010
Doo Sung Lee; "After biodegradable polyester-based in situ gelling thermosensitive hydrogels were first developed by Dr. Sung Wan Kim and his co-workers at the University of Utah about a decade ago, these novel intelligent materials have attracted worldwide interest and received intensive study for use in drug delivery..."
Fast Moving Front, January 2010

Rick Holley Podcast interviewJanuary 2010
Rick Holley; "Rick Holley is a Professor of Food Science, Food Microbiology, and Food Safety in the Department of Food Science at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. His 2005 FOOD MICROBIOL paper, "Improvement in shelf-life and safety of perishable foods by plant essential oils..."
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Terence G. Langdon Podcast interviewJanuary 2010
Terence G. Langdon; "Terence G. Langdon is the William E. Leonard Professor of Engineering at the Viterbi School of Engineering in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA. His 2006 PROG MATER SCI paper, "Langdon, TG, "Principles..."
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January 2010
Chad Mirkin; "Occasionally real science plays out just like the movies: A brilliant experiment is followed by a "Eureka!" moment, and a new vision of the future reveals itself. This was the case in 1996 when the Northwestern University chemist Chad Mirkin witnessed a solution of DNA-assembled nanoparticles change from..."
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January 2010
David Morens; "I think the impact on public health and health policy planners and on medical practitioners has been great and is likely to continue for some time. The information has already substantially impacted our federal response to the current swine H1N1 pandemic. Physicians now have to rethink preventing bacterial..."
New Hot Paper, January 2010

Ulrich S. Schubert January 2010
Ulrich S. Schubert; "The paper describes the usage of an inkjet printer for a broad field of applications. For example, the manufacturing of multicolor polymer light-emitting diodes (PLED), polymer electronics, three-dimensional printing, and also controlled drug release. These fields that had been mentioned.."
Fast Moving Front, January 2010

Jay Shendure January 2010
Jay Shendure; "The paper describes the synthesis of several methodologies and their extension to a new direction. Specifically, we describe the efficient generation of tens of thousands of molecular inversion probes by a release from programmable microarrays, and then use these molecular inversion..."
Fast Moving Front, January 2010

Yukihisa Shimada January 2010
Yukihisa Shimada; "As part of an international research effort, the AtGenExpress consortium was organized to make an important contribution to the scientific community by the accumulation of large-scale transcriptome datasets. This data has been available without charge for public access since 2004..."
New Hot Paper, January 2010

Jason Tylianakis January 2010
Jason Tylianakis; "Global changes to the Earth's ecosystems are possibly the greatest combined challenge that humanity must face. These changes are often studied independently, but their effects are likely to be interactive, which could exacerbate or even mitigate the effect of each driver in isolation..."
New Hot Paper, January 2010

Frans VandeWerf January 2010
Frans VandeWerf; "It provides guidelines on the management of acute myocardial infarction as outlined by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Acute myocardial infarction can be defined from a number of different perspectives related to clinical, electrocardiographic (ECG), biochemical, and pathological..."
New Hot Paper, January 2010

Maw-Kuen Wu January 2010
Maw-Kuen Wu; "This paper describes the discovery of a new Fe-based superconductor which has the simplest structure among all the Fe-based superconductors. It also contains materials that are much easier to handle than those found in other iron-pnictide superconductors, so that it has attracted the..."
New Hot Paper, January 2010

Yoshinori Yamamoto January 2010
Yoshinori Yamamoto; "Heterocycle synthesis is extremely important to the pharmaceutical industry and also to the material sciences, in some parts, because most drugs contain heterocyclic structures. For example, rather old medicines such as penicillin and vitamins, and the more recently..."
New Hot Paper, January 2010

Edmundas Kazimieras Zavadskas January 2010
Edmundas Kazimieras Zavadskas, Arturas Kaklauskas, Zenonas Turskis, and Jolanta Tamosaitiene; "Our research describes and applies a novel multi-attribute decision-making method titled the COmplex PRoportional ASsessment of alternatives with Grey number (COPRAS-G). The COPRAS method or intelligent and biometric systems based on this method may be used to analyze different alternative..."
New Hot Paper, January 2010

       



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