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Clarivate Ranks Most-Cited Researchers of 2017
Catherine Offord | Nov 15, 2017
China shows the biggest increase of any country in the number of scientists listed since last year, while cancer genomics emerges as one of the more dominant fields.
TS Picks: April 7, 2017
Bob Grant | Apr 7, 2017
Consortium pushes for open citation data; Gates Foundation launches open-access publishing platform; Cell Press lifts the veil on papers under consideration; an online widget circumvents some paywalls
Scientometrics Pioneer Eugene Garfield Dies
Staff | Feb 27, 2017
Eugene Garfield, founder of the Institute for Scientific Information and
has passed away at age 91.
AI Lends Computing Power to Academic Search Engines
Bob Grant | Nov 15, 2016
A tool that uses machine learning algorithms to comb and categorize the scientific literature is making waves in neuroscience.
Thomson Reuters Predicts Nobelists
Bob Grant | Sep 21, 2016
According to citation statistics, researchers behind programmed cell death pathways and CRISPR/Cas9 are among those in line for Nobel Prizes this year.
New Citation Measure Assesses Impact of Single Papers
Bob Grant | Sep 8, 2016
Could the Relative Citation Ratio replace the oft maligned journal impact factor?
Web of Science Sold for More Than $3 Billion
Bob Grant | Jul 15, 2016
Thomson Reuters has transferred the science-citation database, along with the rest of its intellectual property and science division, to private-equity firms.
Shorter Titles Not Always Better for Citations
Jef Akst | Jun 22, 2016
Researchers find that scientific papers with shorter titles accrue more citations only if they are very popular. For papers flying under the radar, longer titles fare better.
Future Fields of Inquiry
Tracy Vence | Mar 7, 2016
Researchers propose an approach to identify new multidisciplinary interests in the sciences.
A Literature Database with Smarts
Kerry Grens | Nov 3, 2015
Semantic Scholar uses machine reading and vision to extract meaning and impact from academic papers.