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Science  23 Dec 2011:
Vol. 334, Issue 6063, pp. 1657-1658
DOI: 10.1126/science.1197074
Visits to DNALC Web sites.

Visits rose steadily through 2006 and followed an academic year cycle: lowest in August, rising to a preholiday high in November, and peaking in March. The cycle was disrupted in 2007, likely by changes in search algorithms, then reset in 2008 at about 100,000 fewer visits per month.