As part of my talk last week I started off showing this slide:
Such figures are part of many genomics talks
But this was not about sequencing growth / improvements. Instead it was about hits for the word "microbiome" in Pubmed.
Of course, there are more papers today than ever so it is important to do some sort of control search.
So I chose to search for "Elvis" in an homage to an old story on protein sequences:
The results clearly prove that studies of the microbiome are on the rise ...