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Google Tool Explores 'Genome' Of English Words

First Posted: 12/16/10 04:23 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:20 PM ET


The Guardian:

These are just some of the questions that researchers and members of the public can now answer using a new online tool called the "Cultural Observatory" developed by Google with the help of scientists at Harvard University. The massive searchable database is being hailed as the key to a new era of research in the humanities, linguistics and social sciences that has been dubbed "culturomics".

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Filed by Sammy Perlmutter  |