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The allelomorphs of genetics

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanSep 11, 2013 5:41 AM

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Google's Ngrams viewer yields some interesting results when you query the mentions of various fields within genetics over the past century or so. Nothing too surprising, though I would have thought that molecular genetics would have surpassed population genetics even earlier than it did.

Note that the default settings go to 2000. But I was curious about genomics' trajectory, and I pushed it to the max (2008). The qualitative result was not a surprise to me, but the magnitude did take me aback:

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