Friday, May 19, 2006

Google Trends: proteomics,metabolomics,bioinformatics

I have ben playing around with Google Trends, since its launch last week.

And one of the areas I research in is Metabolomics.

I got into this after doing a graduate degree in Bioinformatics. Now, when I began bionformatics was a buzz word back in 2003. So i decided to use this new offering from Google to check what's more popular. I plugged in proteomics, metabolomics, bioinformatics.From the looks of it, bioinformatics is still leading.Metabolomics is a mere blimp, which can be attributed to the nascency of the field. (Though some might argue that its been around for ages, but I guess the name has not gathered enough momemtum yet)Also note the cities/regions where the searches are coming from. There are 5 cities from Asia, with 3 from India.A sign of things to come?

Read more at google.com/trends?q=pro...

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