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Deep Web Technologies Builds Five of the Top Nine Science Search Engines

UK's Heriot-Watt University blog identifies science search engines superior to Google

SANTA FE, N.M., Jan. 7, 2009 — Deep Web Technologies (DWT) closed 2008 by receiving accolades for its work to advance searching of deep web science databases. A blog from the UK's lauded Heriot-Watt University, best known for its innovative education and leading-edge research, cites nine "very good science/technology search engines" that will "give much more focused search results than Google." The list of free, publicly available science search engines includes the following portals built by DWT:

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"We're delighted — but not surprised — to see that more than half of the first-rate science search engines selected by this blog have been created by DWT," said Abe Lederman, founder and CEO of DWT. "Our search engines stand out because they encompass a broad range of resources that ensures user access to the best scientific, technical and business content."

DWT has built a reputation for creating federated search engines that troll the deep web, directing researchers to diverse, authoritative sources including and beyond big name publishers. The breadth of coverage enables researchers to gather multiple viewpoints and richer results.

Each of the DWT search engines cited by the Heriot-Watt blog is powered by Explorit Research Accelerator, DWT's federated search technology. Federated search is the future of search because of its ease and power to find deep web content not normally indexed by the popular search engines such as Google, Yahoo! and others. Federated search performs real-time, parallel searches of multiple information sources, merging the results into one, relevance-ranked page.

In addition to creating search engines such as for clients such as the Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), DWT powers the new, publicly available search engine Mednar (, a gateway to high-quality, deep web medical information. In 2009, DWT will re-launch its website, incorporating enhanced federated search technology, a Web 2.0 interface, and a substantially increased number of sources. These additional sources will include, Mednar and as featured search websites. "This is groundbreaking technology for the scientific community" said Mr. Lederman. "We hope to search hundreds of authoritative, scientific sources in parallel by the end of this quarter, so information is accessible and discoverable in real-time."

To learn more about Deep Web Technologies and try Explorit Research Accelerator, visit

About Deep Web Technologies

Deep Web Technologies ( creates custom, sophisticated federated search solutions for clients who demand precise, accurate results. Founded by industry thought-leader Abe Lederman, Deep Web Technologies created the powerful Explorit Research Accelerator, software that searches, retrieves, aggregates and analyzes content from deep web databases — data that is inaccessible to general search engines. Serving Fortune 500 companies, the Alliance, the U.S. Department of Energy, the Defense Technical Information Center,, and a variety of research and library alliances, Deep Web Technologies has built a reputation as the "researcher's choice" for its advanced, agile information discovery tools.

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