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Shape memory in spider draglines

Overview of attention for article published in Nature, March 2006
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (73rd percentile)

Mentioned by

1 news outlet


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Readers on

71 Mendeley
1 Connotea
Shape memory in spider draglines
Published in
Nature, March 2006
DOI 10.1038/440621a
Pubmed ID

Olivier Emile, Albert Le Floch, Fritz Vollrath

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 71 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 2 3%
United States 2 3%
France 1 1%
Australia 1 1%
Poland 1 1%
China 1 1%
Japan 1 1%
Italy 1 1%
Unknown 61 86%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 27%
Researcher 14 20%
Student > Master 10 14%
Professor > Associate Professor 7 10%
Unspecified 6 8%
Other 15 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 14 20%
Engineering 12 17%
Physics and Astronomy 10 14%
Materials Science 10 14%
Unspecified 10 14%
Other 15 21%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. 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 March 2019.
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Altmetric has tracked 13,459,972 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 82nd percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 69,623 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 76.1. This one is in the 43rd percentile – i.e., 43% of its peers scored the same or lower than it.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 253,322 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 73% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 899 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one is in the 8th percentile – i.e., 8% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.