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Emerging research fronts in science and technology: patterns of new knowledge development

By Samuel Phineas Upham Part 3 In Figs. 1–4 below we use the 1999–2004 data to show where papers comprising the clusters are distributed by discipline in our dataset (as a percent of the total). The stability of most disciplines over time is notable, with the exception of an apparent slight trend upward in the biological sciences such as molecular biology, biology, and microbiology (Table 2). One type of cluster...