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2017 in ScienceIF: 41.06
Jian He27
Estimated H-index: 27
(Clemson University),
Terry M. Tritt48
Estimated H-index: 48
(Clemson University)
BACKGROUND Heat and electricity are two forms of energy that are at opposite ends of a spectrum. Heat is ubiquitous, but with low quality, whereas electricity is versatile, but its production is demanding. Thermoelectrics offers a simple and environmentally friendly solution for direct heat-to-electricity conversion. A thermoelectric (TE) device can directly convert heat emanating from the Sun, radioisotopes, automobiles, industrial sectors, or even the human body to electricity. Electricity als...
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1996 in ScienceIF: 41.06
Floyd E. Bloom126
Estimated H-index: 126
Aspiring authors of SCIENCE papers successfully run the gauntlet of our reviewers and editors only a small fraction of the time. In some of the more competitive fields, only about 10% of submitted papers are published. As a result, many ask us what distinguishes an accepted paper from the often excellent work we feel we cannot publish. Our “[Information for Contributors”][1] (see SCIENCE, 5 January 1996; on the World Wide Web, the address is ) describes the review process generally...
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2015 in ScienceIF: 41.06
Mohammad Farhadi1
Estimated H-index: 1
![Figure][1] PHOTO: IRAN MINISTRY OF SCIENCE, RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY More than 35 years since its revolution, Iran is embarking on a new era of international interaction and cooperation. On the road to becoming a nation with scientific clout, Iran takes the role of science for peace, progress, and dialogue very seriously. ![Figure][1] PHOTO: © GEORGE STEINMETZ/CORBIS > “…Iran is embarking on a new era of international interaction and cooperation.” Iran ...
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2017 in ScienceIF: 41.06
Glenn Schweitzer1
Estimated H-index: 1
(National Academies)
![Figure][1] CREDIT: CAROLE SCHWEITZER If the Iran nuclear deal unravels, U.S. visa restrictions increase, and/or Americans who travel to Iran are subjected to unwarranted security harassment, opportunities for scientific engagement between the two countries, which are currently limited, will decline to a very low level. This would be a substantial loss to the global scientific community. Between 2001 and 2016, the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine spon...
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1995 in ScienceIF: 41.06
Floyd E. Bloom126
Estimated H-index: 126
As announced on [page 1312][1] of this issue, a new step in the evolution of a prestigious series of medical research meetings will take place in Washington, D.C., next May—BioMedicine '96: Medical Research from Bench to Bedside. Science is pleased to have become a co-host of this meeting, together with a distinguished confederation of medical research societies: the Association of American Physicians (AAP), the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), and ...
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2015 in ScienceIF: 41.06
Erik Arner20
Estimated H-index: 20
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Carsten O. Daub37
Estimated H-index: 37
+ 106 AuthorsYoshihide Hayashizaki47
Estimated H-index: 47
Although it is generally accepted that cellular differentiation requires changes to transcriptional networks, dynamic regulation of promoters and enhancers at specific sets of genes has not been previously studied en masse. Exploiting the fact that active promoters and enhancers are transcribed, we simultaneously measured their activity in 19 human and 14 mouse time courses covering a wide range of cell types and biological stimuli. Enhancer RNAs, then messenger RNAs encoding transcription facto...
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2013 in ScienceIF: 41.06
William B. Bonvillian7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Manufacturing in the United States is usually not pictured as part of the innovation process. This is a fragmented, disconnected view; innovation demands to be looked at as a system, from early-stage research through production. In contrast, Germany has a culture of engineering and Japan of artisanship and quality that embrace histories of production innovation and manufacturing success. Both nations have higher-wage and higher-cost manufacturing sectors than the United States, yet...
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2010 in ScienceIF: 41.06
Dennis Normile25
Estimated H-index: 25
Energy ResearchA unique particle accelerator and the fastest supercomputer in Japan are part of a plan to bring fusion energy a step closer to reality. They are proceeding in parallel with the single most important experiment for the future of fusion power, the $12 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER). Now under construction in Cadarache, France, ITER is meant to show that it is possible to harvest energy from magnetically contained plasma burning at immense tem...
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2007 in ScienceIF: 41.06
Dennis Normile25
Estimated H-index: 25
Nuclear fusion research gets a 20% increase in South Korea's new science budget, thanks to the soon-to-be-completed Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research facility and the country's involvement in the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor. “The Korean government decided fusion
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1999 in ScienceIF: 41.06
Philip H. Abelson21
Estimated H-index: 21
A t the moment, the United States is the world leader in many aspects of technology and innovation. Its research universities enjoy global eminence, and admission to its graduate schools is sought by students from many lands. One remarkable U.S. innovation is the Internet, which is changing the way in which businesspeople, scientists, and others in many countries function; and the United States has also made many important advances in biomedical research and practice. The Un...
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