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Science  23 Mar 2012:
Vol. 335, Issue 6075, pp. 1423-1424
DOI: 10.1126/science.335.6075.1423-a

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A team of scientists based at Harvard University has created a tool, called Bookworm, that can reveal historical trends in the language of research with the click of a button. And this week's numbers quantify the price tag to name Max Planck Florida Institute's new medical research lab, the height above Earth from which Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner jumped on 15 March, and the volume of sand spewed by undersea geysers in the North Sea hundreds of thousands of years ago.