Better Searching Through Science

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Science  14 Sep 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5537, pp. 2024-2026
DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5537.2024

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The explosive growth of the World Wide Web has produced frustration for researchers seeking quality content and pinpoint results among the noise and spam. Now, a handful of companies and academic researchers are working on a new breed of search engines to undo this second curse of Babel. These next-generation search tools will let scientists drill deeper into the billion-page Web.