InfoDocket blog spots that Microsoft Asia appears to be about to expand the Microsoft Academic Search (beta). Previously this has been limited to computer science / information technology…
“[on the new front-page navigation menu] next to physics, mathematics, engineering, and chemistry you’ll notice the number of days until the launch. First up will be physics”
Then before the end of April they plan to add Chemistry, Mathematics, Engineering. Humanities still seems to be some way off.
InfoDocket also claims that the MS Search database has expanded from 8m to 15.7m links this week.