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Pursuing the impossible: an interview with Tim Hunt

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Biology, August 2015
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (90th percentile)

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1 blog
twitter
14 tweeters
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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Title
Pursuing the impossible: an interview with Tim Hunt
Published in
BMC Biology, August 2015
DOI 10.1186/s12915-015-0164-y
Pubmed ID
Authors

Tim Hunt

Abstract

Tim Hunt took an undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences at Cambridge in 1964, and his PhD and subsequent work focussed on the control of protein synthesis until 1982, when his adventitious discovery of the central cell cycle regulator cyclin, while he was teaching at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, redirected him to the study of cell cycle regulation. From 1990 to his retirement Tim worked in the Clare Hall Laboratories of Cancer Research UK. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine with Lee Hartwell and Paul Nurse in 2001, and talked to us about the series of coincidences that led him to the prizewinning discovery.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 10%
Unknown 9 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 3 30%
Student > Master 2 20%
Student > Bachelor 1 10%
Librarian 1 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 10%
Other 1 10%
Unknown 1 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 30%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 30%
Computer Science 1 10%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 10%
Unknown 2 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 18. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 November 2019.
All research outputs
#1,638,890
of 21,986,946 outputs
Outputs from BMC Biology
#489
of 1,901 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#22,705
of 250,345 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Biology
#1
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