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The Science category includes proposals in subjects like the applied, natural, cognitive, formal, and social sciences.

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How are are we to distinguish between Open Science and some of the related fields that may already have sites?

Proposal: Open Science Preamble Science can refer to several topics listed in other Stack Exchange sites. There are a few questions pointing to similarities between (for example) Open Data, however ...
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Is there a site dedicated to heart health and diseases?

Is there a site for discussing health issues and diseases related to heart? Heart diseases are one of the most important cause of morbidity and mortality. I think there should be a site dedicated to ...
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How is this proposed site different from the epidemiology SE proposal?

Proposal: Disease I think there's too much overlap between this and the epidemiology SE proposal.
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Open Science is a duplicate (subset) of academia.SE

Proposal: Open Science I'm going to go further than the related question Should open science questions just be asked on academia.SE? I can't see any reason why this isn't a subset of Academia.SE, ...
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Is this only about the Latin language or also about its contexts?

Proposal: Latin Language Should this site be only about the Latin language, its grammar and its styles? Or are questions about its context also ontopic: Latin literature (eg discussion of various ...
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What is the potential overlap between Open Source and Open Science?

Proposals: Open Source and Open Science As far as I can tell, there is a significant overlap between Open Source and Open Science. Where exactly does this overlap lie and will this be a problem? As ...
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Relationship of Open Science to Open Data?

Proposals: Open Science and Open Data There is an existing beta called Open Data. It's been around for about 16 months, and looks like it could use a hand in generating critical mass. I'm not an ...
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Do we need an official statistics Stack Overflow? Isn't the statistics “Cross Validated” board enough?

Just to throw this out there: is it better to latch onto one of these established boards for statistics, and encourage people to ask questions there, rather than trying to establish a whole new board.....
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Duplicate of Earth Science?

What makes Flat Earth Studies stand out from the existing Beta site Earth Science?
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When will Economics start private beta?

Proposal: Economics Now that Economics has fulfilled it's commitment requirements, and it says 'lauching private beta soon...' - when exactly will this be? What is required to do before then?
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The existence of answers.opencv

This site http://answers.opencv.org works exactly the same as any stackexchange site. I was thinking of creating a proposal about opencv here given that questions are so many that they could sustain ...
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Mathjax in private Beta already

Proposal: Economics Ahem... I understand that MathJax is not automatically implemented in all new SE sites, because it burdens the system in various ways. I am currently reading the relevant thread ...
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Medical Biotechnology stackExchange [duplicate]

Can We made a Medical Biotechnology stackExchange? I dont know how to give a proposal to suggest that. if anyone like to made it please help us to do that
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Should normative (economic) questions be allowed?

Proposal: Economics Should we allow normative questions on the site or will they be too prone to political debate?
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Interstack Trade and the Inefficiency of Autarky

Proposal: Economics Are there any related stack exchanges we could establish mutually beneficial relationships with? Or broadening the question, communities at large? For other SE's, would a ...
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Is Econometrics inside Economics Proposal?

Econometrics is related to Economics Science also Statistics. Is it possible that it be an independent proposal like as Game Theory ? Can we enter Econometrics questions in Economics proposal?
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Are questions about the teaching of economics on topic?

Proposal: Economics Suppose I have a question like What is an intuitive way to explain the difference between Hicksian and Marshallian demand to intermediate undergraduates? or What are the ...
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LaTeX support for economics Stack Exchange [closed]

Proposal: Economics What is the likelihood that we can get LaTeX enabled for the Economics Stack Exchange beta (as it is on the TeX SE, Math SE, and others)? Does anyone with a better knowledge of ...
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Preventing Political Debates

Proposal: Economics I am excited about the possibility of having an exchange on the study of economics, but I am concerned that many of the questions will become debates. The realm of economics is ...
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Would this be a partial duplicate of Computational Science?

Proposal: Physics homework questions Computational Science's Tour page says, Computational Science is a question and answer site for questions and answers about computational methods used in ...
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Should questions on history of Astronomy and past astronomical methods be allowed too?

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics I haven't found it in the description, but is there room for outdated astronomical methods and theories too? To clarify, I wouldn't want here any horoscope-...
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Would a reputation/voting system oriented on peer-rewiew of scientific journals better fit science proposals than the current democratic system?

I think I don't have to explain why and how peer review works in scientific journals. While I think one user - one vote fits proposals where no long and higher education is needed pretty well, I see ...
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Do we need even more math-related stackexchange sites?

Proposal: Mathematical ideas We already have Mathematics Mathoverflow Mathematics Educators How many more stackexchange sites about math do we need?
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Suggest a URL for this site

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics When a proposal makes it about half way through the Commitment phase, the Community Team will start to evaluate the proposal to see if it is ready to move ...
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Halfway there! Go team!

Proposal: Economics Good work, committment phase for this proposal is growing steadily. Just wondering, how are people learning about this proposal?
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Is “STEM History” a better name for this site?

STEM Fields — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STEM_fields STEM is an acronym referring to the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. That's interesting — A ...
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What about a site for Maple

There is a site for Mathematica which seems very active. Maple does have Mapleprimes.com which is a whole mix of stuff and not so active. I'd think that both systems get wide use. I have my own ...
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Is Philosophy of Science on topic on History of Science and Mathematics?

Proposal: History of Science and Mathematics There was a previous History of Science proposal, but I don't know what happened to it. On that proposal, there was a discussion about whether the ...
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Have you used all 5 of your votes?

Proposal: Open Science At present there are 76 followers which means a total of 76 * 5 = 380 votes available, but less than 200 votes have been used (unless an awful lot of up and down votes ...
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Are broadshot questions appropriate?

Proposal: Economics This question applies to all SE proposals, not just economics. I think this question is a good one, but lends itself to quite a broad kind of answer - ie one that lists an ...
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What about areas such as “econophysics”?

Proposal: Economics On the one hand, I would think that econophysics is off-topic. It is undertaken mostly by physicists, who publish their results in physics journals and it seems like Physics SE ...
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“Philosophy of science” is on-topic at Philosophy.SE

Proposal: Philosophy of science A Stack Exchange site, Philosophy Stack Exchange, already exists which covers your proposal. What is the rationale behind giving "Philosophy of science" its own ...
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Generalize the site

Proposal: History of Science and Mathematics Can we just go ahead and make this site a site for the history of academics, it is much more general and would attract more people to this site.
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I want to commit to game theory proposal but

Proposal: Game Theory Are questions on topics in operational research/optimal control/optimal stopping welcome here? The current definition is rather narrow and I want to know the answer to these ...
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Astrophotography - new StackExchange

There are several forums around that are devoted to astrophotography. It would seem a natural for a a stack exchange on this subject.
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Is there any site for questions about wildlife?

I was looking for a site where I could ask questions about wildlife, such as species identification. As far as I can see, such site is not yet available. If I were to propose a new site for this, ...
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How can we attract some expert users here?

Proposal: Economics I personally don't read/post on economics blogs at the moment, (it's one of those things I intend to do). I think the scope of this blog is perfect for SE, and stands to be a ...
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How to promote Health StackExchange proposal?

I think it would be a good idea to promote this proposal to existing groups who may already be interested in the topic. Of particular importance is finding people who will have good health knowledge ...
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Will history of engineering be on topic?

Example questions: "Cathedral architects in the European Middle Ages used straight-edge and compass geometric construction in their work; to what extent was their intellectual tradition distinct from ...
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Will social sciences be included in “History of Science”?

Will the "History of Science and Mathematics" include the history of "soft" sciences such as psychology, anthropology, sociology, and economics? Example questions: "I have heard it reputed that Carl ...
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What kind of questions would you ask on this site? [closed]

Proposal: **Biophysics ** What kind of questions would you ask in this site? Leave your answers below and I can post it as a good question for the development of this site.
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How many experts do we have here?

Proposal: Economics Economics is a domain that will require expert knowledge. Do we have any professional or academic economists here?
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What are our standards for references?

If I answer a question making various historical claims, how strict should we as a community be about what kinds of references I use to back up my claims?
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Pareto optimality of the distribution of upvotes

Proposal: Economics We are economists, let's reallocate upvotes (the distribution of votes per question is not Pareto Optimal). We can achieve a better outcome at zero costs!!! In questions with a ...
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Most followers have created zero questions

Proposal: Open Science At the time of writing we have 60 followers but only 31 questions. Over half of followers have not suggested any example questions. Since we have enough followers to move to ...
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A page dedicated to finding a theory of everything

We need a page dedicated to finding a theory of everything. For what could be more important? and stack exchange would be an excellent host.
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Will history of medicine be on topic?

Example questions: "Who, if anyone, prior to Blalock and Thomas attempted open heart surgery?" "Between Galen and the Renaissance (say 1450AD), what evidence do we have for how Galenic humorism was ...
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A proposal scope?

I go straight. I think that there should be another website (xxxxx.stackexchange.com) where you can tell some symptoms for your disease and people with more information with biology may answer you. ...
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How recent can “History” be?

With relevance to the history of science and mathematics, "history" seems like it can be much more recent than for general history classes. For example, the first isolation of graphene by the scotch ...
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Creating research paper study groups

Proposal: Open Science I would like to know whether creating study groups for individual research papers will come under the scope of Open Science site? Actually my question is similar to :...

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