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Put phrases in single-quotes  'medical ethics' genome Finds all items with the phrase "medical ethics" and the word "genome."
Group synonyms in parentheses joined with OR:  (atomic or nuclear) power Finds all items that have the word "power" and either "atomic" or "nuclear"
For words with various endings, use a dollar sign
 radio$                         Finds all items with the word "radio", "radios," or "radioactive."
For words with various spellings, use a question mark  Wom?n and Lab?r            Finds all items with the words "woman" or "women" and "labor" or "labour"
For searches that contain stopwords and require phrase searching use single-quotes (outside) and then double-quotes (inside)
 '"to be or not to be"'              

Finds items with the phrase "to be or not to be" and does not return stopword errors.

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