Climate crisis, artificial intelligence, and vaccines top the list of 2019’s most discussed research
(17 Dec 2019) From the increasing use of artificial intelligence to the climate emergency facing us all, many of this year’s most polarizing issues feature in the Altmetric Top 100, released today.
The annual Altmetric Top 100 highlights research published in 2019 that has generated significant international online attention and discussion – from patents and public policy documents to mainstream media, blogs, Wikipedia, and social media platforms.
The top 3 articles of 2019:
- Few-Shot Adversarial Learning of Realistic Neural Talking Head Models (Arxiv, May 2019)
- Scientists rise up against statistical significance (Nature, March 2019)
- Measles, Mumps, Rubella Vaccination and Autism (Annals of Internal Medicine, April 2019)
The Altmetric Top 100 typically features research from a variety of disciplines, written by authors from all corners of the globe.
This year’s Top 100 articles touch on many topics, with a particular focus on the harsh realities of the world climate emergency, the public health imperative for vaccinations, and developments in artificial intelligence.
Other diverse subjects highlighted include the prorogation of Parliament, fake news on Twitter during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, mortality and survival in Game of Thrones, how Brexit will affect health services in the UK, and racial bias in an algorithm used to manage the health of populations.
View the full list at: https://www.altmetric.com/top100/2019/
Source: News blog, Digital Science