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Dyslexia, a learning disability that hinders reading, hasn't been associated with deficits in vision, hearing, or...
Exotic, elusive, and dangerous, snakes have fascinated humankind for millennia. They can be hard to find, yet their...
Researchers have sequenced and analyzed the first two snake genomes, which represent two evolutionary extremes. The...
Snake venoms are remarkably complex mixtures that can stun or kill prey within minutes. But more and more researchers...
At age 30, Dutch biologist Freek Vonk has built up a respectable career as a snake scientist. But in his home country,...
Since arriving on the island of Guam in the 1940s, the brown tree snake ( Boiga irregularis ) has extirpated native...
An animal rights group known as the Nonhuman Rights Project filed lawsuits in three New York courts this week in an...
Researchers have been hot on the trail of the elusive Denisovans, a type of ancient human known only by their DNA and...
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California, Ivy Leagues are Tops in Physical Sciences
30 October 1998 7:00 pm
East and west coast universities captured the top slots for "highest impact" research in the physical sciences, according to rankings in the November/December issue of ScienceWatch. The Institute for Scientific Information in Philadelphia ranks institutions based on "relative citation impact," calculated by taking the average number of citations per paper for a university over 5 years and comparing it to the world average in the same field.
|1||UC Santa Barbara||Harvard||Columbia||Princeton||UC Santa Barbara|
|2||Univ. of Chicago||Caltech||Harvard||UC Santa Cruz||Caltech|
|3||Harvard||UC Santa Barbara||Univ. of Washington, Seattle||UC Berkeley||Northwestern|