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May 2010 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 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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May 2010
David Altshuler; "In my mind, the primary goal is not to predict disease, nor to personalize medicine. It’s to understand the biological systems that underlie common diseases—type 2 diabetes, for example, which is my research focus. The problem that got me started is very simple: why is it that some people..."
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Rebecca Angeles May 2010
Rebecca Angeles; "Information Systems Management Journal is an excellent journal for comprehensive-type articles that cover a broad range of issues on an upcoming hot topic. I wrote the article at the right time when interest in RFID was just picking up right around 2005. There were not too many introductory articles..."
Fast Moving Front, May 2010
Dan H. Barouch May 2010
Dan H. Barouch; "This paper showed that heterologous rAd26/rAd5 and rAd35/rAd5 vaccine regimens expressing SIV Gag afforded a greater degree of protective efficacy against a high-dose SIV challenge than did the homologous rAd5/rAd5 vaccine regimen expressing SIV Gag. With the failure of the Merck rAd5 vaccine for HIV..."
New Hot Paper, May 2010
Andrew Becker. View the complete group image at the University of Washington program summer 2008. May 2010
Andrew Becker; "My interests in Physics and Astronomy were piqued somewhat randomly around 7th-8th grade when I picked up a used book by someone I had occasionally seen on TV named Carl Sagan. The book was called Contact and dealt in a very fascinating way with the nature..."
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Robert G. Bergman May 2010
Robert G. Bergman & Jonathan A. Ellman; "The manuscript describes elucidation and detailed characterization of a new mechanistic pathway for reactions in which carbon-hydrogen (C-H) bonds in organic molecules are "activated" by ransition metals. This process allows the C-H bonds to..."
Fast Moving Front, May 2010
May 2010
Peter Calverley; "I started my medical training at the University of Edinburgh where I met a several inspiring respiratory physicians, particularly the late Professors John Crofton and David Flemley who were deeply concerned about the problems of respiratory disease and particularly obstructive lung disease. As a..."
Special Topic of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Gregory M Cole The author(s) of this interview/comment have included images of their work.May 2010
Gregory M Cole; "Our paper shows that a small natural molecule with established preclinical (National Toxicology Program) and clinical trial safety directly binds and inhibits amyloid beta oligomer formation and toxicity in vitro and enters the brain and binds abeta in vivo where it dramatically reduces amyloid..."
Fast Moving Front, May 2010
May 2010
Scott C. Doney; "Over the past few years, ocean acidification has emerged rapidly as an important issue touching broadly on many aspects of marine chemistry, biology, and even geology. Our paper is a timely resource that provides one of the few concise overviews of the current state of knowledge..."
New Hot Paper, May 2010
Paul Emsley May 2010
Paul Emsley; "Paul Emsley is the first CCP4 fellow in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Oxford and coauthor, along with Kevin Cowtan of the Department of Chemistry at the University of York, of the Chemistry Current Classic paper for February, 2010: "Coot: model-building tools for..."
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Philippe Froguel May 2010
Philippe Froguel; "This paper is the only success story of the familial positional cloning of obesity genes, a strategy combining genome-wide linkage analysis and candidate gene studies. ENPP1 is a natural inhibitor the insulin receptor which is associated with insulin resistance and thus to T2D. Furthermore, insulin..."
Special Topic of Obesity
Stefan Gillessen May 2010
Stefan Gillessen; "This paper summarizes the current status of a large project conducted at the Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE), led by Reinhard Genzel. Since 1992, the group has been observing the motions of stars in the very center of the Milky Way, apparently in Keplerian motion..."
New Hot Paper, May 2010
Paolo Gionchetti May 2010
Paolo Gionchetti; "This paper was the first double-blind, placebo-controlled paper showing the efficacy of probiotics in IBD. Pouchitis can be considered as a recurrence of IBD in patients operated on for ulcerative colitis. We showed that using probiotics was effective in preventing relapses of pouchitis..."
Special Topic of Probiotics
Gaston Godin May 2010
Gaston Godin; "This systematic review presents an overview of the factors defining healthcare professional intention to adopt appropriate practice and the role of intention in the prediction of behavior. It also presents a summary of the variability between the type of professional (e.g., nurses, physicians..."
New Hot Paper, May 2010
Ronald C. Kessler May 2010
Ron Kessler; "Why do you think your paper is highly cited? Although it was traditionally believed that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) spontaneously remitted in adolescence, evidence has been accumulating to suggest that a substantial proportion of children with ADHD continue..."
Fast Moving Front, May 2010
Jonas Korlach May 2010
Jonas Korlach & Steve Turner; "The paper represents a new methodology which synthesizes discoveries in other fields such as nanophotonics, nucleotide chemistry, surface chemistry, enzymology, optics, and bioinformatics. The contents of an individual's DNA are largely responsible for all..."
New Hot Paper, May 2010
Vijay K. Kuchroo May 2010
Vijay K. Kuchroo; "This was one of the first papers not only reporting the identification of differentiation factors for Th17 cells but also showed that there is a reciprocal relationship between inhibitory iTregs and proinflammatory Th17 cells. It was a new discovery in terms of identifying differentiation factors for..."
Fast Moving Front, May 2010
Daniel Lidar May 2010
Daniel Lidar; "My main focus is on ensuring that quantum computers can work reliably in spite of their extreme fragility. Quantum computers are particularly susceptible to decoherence, which is the result of their inevitable interactions with their environments. Decoherence can be thought of the process..."
Special Topic of Quantum Computers
Yu-Ming Lin May 2010
Yu-Ming Lin; "Graphene is a material that has generated enormous research interest and activity in the past few years because of its unique electrical properties and its potential for use in future electronics. This paper is likely well-cited because it presents one of the first experimental demonstrations of gigahertz..."
New Hot Paper, May 2010
Juan J. Nieto May 2010
Juan J. Nieto & Donal O'Regan; "The paper combines both linear and nonlinear functional analysis. In particular, we use the celebrated Lax-Milgram theorem with critical point theory and the theory of impulsive dynamical systems. See photo of Peter D. Lax pictured above with Juan. J. Nietro. The paper..."
New Hot Paper, May 2010
Chris Parker May 2010
Chris Parker; "Parasitic weeds continue to be a major threat to crops in a range of ecologies, attracting widespread research efforts. Financial support for this research depends at least partly on evidence for its economic importance. Yet gathering such evidence itself is costly and fraught with..."
New Hot Paper, May 2010
May 2010
Ashish V. Pattekar & Mayuresh V. Kothare; "This paper describes one of the earliest attempts to integrate an entire chemical reactor on a silicon chip, namely, a miniaturized hydrogen production chemical-plant-on-a-chip for micro fuel cell applications. As rechargeable battery technology has matured..."
Fast Moving Front, May 2010
Rodney S. Ruoff & Sungjin Park May 2010
Rodney S. Ruoff & Sungjin Park; "Colloidal suspensions of graphene platelets and chemically modified graphene platelets are of interest for both fundamental and practical reasons. Colloids have a wide range of uses, such as in electrical energy storage, paints, inks, composites, paper materials, and so on..."
New Hot Paper, May 2010
John Sabo May 2010
John Sabo; "In my mind, the primary goal is not to predict disease, nor to personalize medicine. It’s to understand the biological systems that underlie common diseases—type 2 diabetes, for example, which is my research focus. The problem that got me started is very simple: why is it that some people..."
Fast Moving Front, May 2010
Steven Sollott May 2010
Steven Sollott & Dmitry Zorov; "Mitochondria are abundant organelles residing inside each of the bodies’ cells that perform major functions both in maintaining cellular health, and, under certain circumstances, regulating or even causing their death. They produce much of the energy needed to fuel vital..."
Fast Moving Front, May 2010
Eli Sutter & Peter W. Sutter The author(s) of this interview/comment have included images of their work.May 2010
Eli Sutter & Peter W. Sutter; "At the time our paper was published, graphene had shown extraordinary properties, such as high charge carrier mobilities, chemical inertness, and extreme mechanical strength. But a scalable method for large-scale synthesis, necessary to pursue further..."
Fast Moving Front, May 2010
Huiqiu Yuan May 2010
Huiqiu Yuan; "Most of the high Tc superconductors, e.g., the cuprate oxides, crystallize in a layered crystal structure, showing rather anisotropic properties. Therefore, two-dimensionality has been regarded as a prerequisite condition for achieving high temperature superconductivity..."
New Hot Paper, May 2010
Yong Zhang The author(s) of this interview/comment have included images of their work.May 2010
Yong Zhang; "This paper reports on the synthesis of near-infrared (NIR)-to-visible (VIS) upconversion fluorescent nanoparticles and their use in biological applications. Although upconversion fluorescent nanoparticles present a relatively new area of research, the wide attention that this paper has received..."
New Hot Paper, May 2010


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