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2009-03-16 23:01:00

PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare and Science business of Thomson Reuters today announced the results of its annual roundup of the "hottest" researchers and research papers. In its March/April issue of Science Watch, Thomson Reuters identified the top 13 authors who fielded the highest numbers of Hot Papers in 2007-2008 as well as the most-cited research papers of 2008. "Our annual list of those authoring multiple Hot Papers serves to highlight researchers who...

2008-09-24 03:00:11

By Anonymous The Journal of Engineering Education, ASEE's research journal, moved up this year in rankings of the internationally recognized Thomson ISI Science Citation Index and the Social Science Citation Index. JEE placed first out of 105 journals in the highly competitive category "Education and Educational Research" in the Social Sciences Citation Index and placed first in the category "Education, Scientific Disciplines" in the Science Citation Index. The ratings are based on the...

2008-07-23 12:00:43

PHILADELPHIA, and LONDON, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scientific business of Thomson Reuters today announced that new features have been added to ISI Web of Knowledge. Most notably, a citation mapping tool has been incorporated to provide researchers with a visual result to their research. The citation mapping tool tracks an article's cited and citing references through two generations, allowing researchers to visually discover an article's wider relationships. The resulting "family tree"...

Word of the Day
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.