Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

TECHMAN [Derived Headline]

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Google has dominated Internet search for years to the point that "to Google" has come to mean the same as "to search."

And although Google has indexed an impressive number of Web pages, getting a million results from a search is less than useful.

There are other search engines out there and to compete with Google they have sought out niches. If you happen to be looking for something in particular, your search might be more fruitful using ones of these specialized engines.

Law: Lawcrawler, www.lawcrawler.findlaw.com will return applicable cases, laws and news about your subject.

Medicine: PubMed, www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ allows you to search the U.S. National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.

Genealogy: www.familysearch.org. The Mormon Church has an extensive database of birth, marriage, death, probate, land and military records. Your ancestors don't have to be Mormons to show up here.

Other sites, called metasearch engines, allow you to employ a number of search engines in one fell swoop. …

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