2012 Google Science Fair

Google is looking for the brightest young scientists from around the world to submit interesting, creative projects that are relevant to the world today. The Google Science Fair challenges students aged 13-18 to carry out a scientific investigation into a real-world problem or issue that interests them. The competition asks them to carry the investigation […]

Inside Google Book Search Announces Greater Access to Public Domain Books

Greater access to public domain works for all users. ‘Today we launched a new feature for Book Search to help more people access the world’s great public domain works. Whenever you find an out-of-copyright book in our index, you’ll see a “View plain text” link, which lets anyone access the text layer of the book. […]

Google Patent Search

Google Patent Search. ‘As part of Google’s mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful, we’re constantly working to expand the diversity of content we make available to our users. With Google Patent Search, you can now search the full text of the U.S. patent corpus and find patents that […]

Chmoogle to eMolecules

Chemistry Search Engine Provider eMolecules Changes ‘Chmoogle’ Web Site Name Under Pressure From Google: eMolecules announced today that, under pressure from industry giant Google, it is changing the name of its premiere chemistry search engine to www.emolecules.com, and dropping the name Chmoogle in favor of eMolecules. eMolecules Chemical Search – Searching the World’s Chemistry.

Google’s Page Rank as a Citation Index

Google unearths physics gems. ‘Google could be a good way of measuring the “impact” of a particular scientific paper and might even be used to replace traditional citation indices, according to a new statistical analysis by physicists in the US. The researchers have found that the Google PageRank algorithm, which measures the relative importance of […]