From the database of
Science IndicatorsSM, this list of Emerging Research
Fronts has been generated by a comparison of the data sets for the current
period of May 2002-April 30, 2008, and the previous period of March
2002-February 29, 2008 (sliding 6-year period). Of the 6,094 Research
Fronts in the May 2002-April 30, 2008, a total of 610 (10%) were new.
The following Research Fronts were selected for mapping from the list of
Emerging Research Fronts from this period: