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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Newcomers: Please upvote example questions

Proposal: Economics Message to any new readers. To make this proposal go to the next stage, we need more example questions with 10 or more upvotes. So please go through and use your five upvotes ...
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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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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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Microscopy is not biology

Microscopy is used by scientists from many disciplines: physics, ecology, engineering all use makes use of microscopy. Microscopy is it's own subject. This this is not a duplicate topic.
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Will the history of computing/computer science be considered on topic for History of Math & Science?

I don't see any example questions among the 87 thus far about computing/computer science. Is the history of these considered to be on-topic here? Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics
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How can we move our proposal from the Business to the Science category?

Our new proposal "Currencies" really should be in the Science category where Economics is. Currencies are NOT just about business use of currency but a wide range of currency types including citizens, ...
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Should “Open Science” proposal title be changed to “Open Research” or “Reproducible Research?”

Proposal: Open Science I have recently moved from being an experimental biophysicist to working on "research data services" in an academic library. For this SE site to gain broader audience, I am ...
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Is it good to segregate Maxima CAS from stackoverflow

Proposal: Maxima In last 3 years total number of questions on stackoverflow have been around 125 and have received fewer responses than other questions. But the Sourceforge tells that there have been ...
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Math or Mathematics Educators (vote)

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education In a vote to decide the name of the site proposal dedicated to question around teaching mathematics it seems that the proposal Math Educators ...
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What to expect after reaching 200 commiters

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education Based on this question and answer, beta proposals are generally started on a Wednesday or Tuesday a week after the proposal reaches 200 ...
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What would be on topic at this site that is not on topic at History Stack Exchange

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics What would be on topic at this site that is not on topic at History Stack Exchange?
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Progressing towards beta and what if anything should be done?

Proposal: Mathematics Learning, Studying, and Education The proposal progresses quite fast, at the time of writing we only miss 52 commits (so a quater) and are already done regarding the second ...
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Text Book and Paper Recommendations

Can we ask questions looking for text book recommendations and suggestions for academic papers in certain fields of economics in the Economics proposal?
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Natural Science

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics So far the followers of History of Science and Mathematics are dominated by physicists and mathematicians, and the questions largely reflect their ...
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About my question on “alien/alternate-history mathematics”, and more generally on “figuring out which questions belong”

Proposal: History of Science And Mathematics I proposed a question on possible "alien/alternate-history" mathematics that got thoroughly downvoted here. I would like to make a case that it does in ...
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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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Should open science questions just be asked on academia.SE?

Proposal: Open Science There are a number of open science and open access questions already on academia.edu. Perhaps an easy way to get these kinds of questions answered is to ask them there. ...

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