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

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Rename to eg. “Open Peer Review” or “Science Exchange”

Proposal: Science's area51 Victor made a good point. Science's area51 is not the most appealing name for the proposed site. An alternative would be Open Peer Review or Science Exchange. Both are ...
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Should the number of commits depend on the category the article is published in?

Proposal: Science's area51 If, as it is suggested here in Science's area51, an article needs to gather enough people to commit to it, articles that are proposed in categories with less activity might ...
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It's a long shot, but this could lead to something great

Proposal: Science's area51 Some explanations to this proposal are needed: The idea is simple: Science's area51 would be structured very much like area51 is. Instead of Q&A sites the user can ...
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Cancer - Possible Overlap of Health

Proposal: Cancer I Agree with James Jenkins "The current scope is too narrow, and even if you widen it to everything about cancer it would still be narrower then the proposed site Health ...
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What type of research?

Proposal: Research Methods The proposal states, Proposed Q&A site for researchers to collaboratively discover, understand, employ, and interpret both quantitative and qualitative research ...
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Duplicate of Science Educators?

Proposal: Physics Educators The proposal Science Educators has the proposed definition, Proposed Q&A site for educators of science at all levels, from K-12 to graduate-level and beyond. Ask ...
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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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Alife on Reddit: sharing our existence

Proposal: Artificial Life I've invited people from the ALife subreddit to look at our proposed site and see if they would be interested in following it. They also have lots of interesting posts there ...
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Soft, Hard or Wet Artificial Life?

Proposal: Artificial Life From the Wikipedia article on Artificial Life: There are three main kinds of alife, named for their approaches: soft, from software; hard, from hardware; and wet, from ...
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What about patients?

Proposal: Cancer I noticed that the description of this site doesn't mention cancer patients. Was that deliberate, to focus the site on a more academic level, or should the definition be expanded?
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This is NOT metaphysics as this site is described

Proposal: Metaphysics I have already created a proposal for metaphysics and it has been closed as a duplicate of phylosophy. Now this new proposal is not related to metaphysics at all, except its ...
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Is Metallurgy a duplicate of Engineering?

Proposal: Metallurgy The new beta site Engineering, has a metallurgy tag. In fact 7 of the current 150 questions have the metallurgy tag. So far my metallurgy questions have been well received. ...
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Can we merge this proposal with the other proposal of Physics homework questions?

Proposal: Elementary Physics I am very much in a favour for a Physics website for beginners where elementary conceptual questions and problem solving questions[sup]1[\sup] are allowed. As we know ...
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Why can't we see the edit history of an example question during the Definition phase?

I was reading an example question in the Nutrition proposal, which is currently in the Definition phase. The comments indicated that the question had been edited, however, I was not able to read the ...
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Separating this Proposal from the other Sciences

Proposal: Popular Science From the Example Questions, it appears that most of these questions would actually be on-topic at Physics.SE. In some cases, they actually have been asked and answered: ...
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What is best site for scientific protocols?

Proposal: Open Science What is best site for scientific protocols? What is most important to you in a protocol site? Here are some examples of things that might be important but I'd love to hear all ...
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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 ...
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Possible place for this proposal to be shifted

Proposal: Mathematics Advisory This proposal asks for mathematics advice, which can fit in two places: The mathematics chat room hosted by Math SE Academia SE for more academia related questions ...
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Do 'non-professional' questions require a separate site?

Proposal: Popular Science As far I know (and see), questions asked by first-time users on science sites are usually either answered, or referred to wikipedia links or something, and then closed. ...
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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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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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Proper Content in questions about Paradoxes

Proposal: Science & Math Paradoxes Concern: Users may just post minimal information about their paradox. Constant editing of posts (due to new research by others) and insufficient moderators ...
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Upvote System - Function with Paradoxes?

Proposal: Science & Math Paradoxes Why upvotes don't work with paradoxes: An upvote is supposed to be used for high quality questions, or questions that can apply to a large audience. But in ...
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Particle Physics is a duplicate of Physics

Proposal: Particle Physics It seems that this proposal is a duplicate of Physics, one of the busiest science sites on Stack Exchange. Particle physics is of course on-topic there; the ...
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Duplicate of sustainable living

Proposal: Environmentalism looks to be a subset of, or at least to have substantial overlap with, the existing Sustainable Living beta.
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Are questions about paradoxes answerable?

Proposal: Science & Math Paradoxes Considering this proposal is all about paradoxes, would it be possible to mark the answer to a paradox? They are paradoxes: questions that can't really be ...
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Is Marxism a dupe of History?

Proposal: Marxism We have a few questions posted, I see that general Q&A about Marxism are on topic at History.SE Is there anything that might be on topic here that is not on topic at History?
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Is “Futuristic Technology” the best title possible?

Proposal: Futuristic Technology The word "futuristic" is somewhat opinion-based (iPads are futuristic to my grandmother), and a rapidly moving target (iPads used to be futuristic to everyone). It's ...
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Is bioinformatics not covered already?

There are already the following sites: Biology Computational Science Computer Science CrossValidated Won't most questions (that go beyond tool support) fit at least one of these? Proposal: ...
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Why can't 'Nutrition' be merged into 'Health'?

Proposal: Nutrition There have been several health-, diet-, and nutrition-related proposals for several years now and none of them have ever gotten further than Health, which has turned out to ...
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Is it simply a Sociology proposal?

Proposal: Organizational Science From the description, the site is about one of the basic topics of Sociology. So is this simply a Sociology proposal?
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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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What is the definition of an Exotic Animal? [duplicate]

Or what animals are counted in this category? (I created a question about this first, but then I thought it belongs better in the Discussion.) Proposal: Exotic Creatures (Wild life)
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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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Will there be science or not on Metaphysics?

Proposal: Metaphysics So far, metaphysics has a lot of questions that mix science and speculation. "How do I use astral projection to enter a black hole?" is one good example. It wants a reasonable, ...
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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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What is exotic anyways?

Proposal: Exotic Creatures (Wild life) There's me. I am a young male from western Europe. I think Kiwis, Kangaroos and Tasmanian Devils are exotic. Then there's this person from Australia. Does that ...
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Why limit to exotic creatures?

Proposal: Exotic Creatures Is there a reason to limit this to exotic creatures, rather than expanding the site definition to essentially be any animal outside a domestic context (i.e. as a ...
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Differences from biology / outdoors

Proposal: Exotic Creatures I think this is cool. But just playing devil's advocate: What are some examples of questions that would be good here but would not fit into either biology.se or ...
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Chemical safety and (chemistry-related) industrial hygiene issues are on-topic on Chemistry

Proposal: Hazardous chemicals Chemical safety and handling issues are already on-topic on Chemistry.SE under the safety tag. Questions seeking medical treatment or advice, however, are not, but ...
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If Rubik's cube is already on Puzzles, why should it have it's own site?

Proposal: Rubik's Cube I realized that the rubix's cube is already in Puzzles. Why should it have it's one site? This tag has 18 questions.
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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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Duplicate of [ENTER EVERY STACK EXCHANGE SITE HERE]

Proposal: Homework A huge part of this proposal is dedicated to answering questions already answerable by other proposals. If this proposal were to be centered around getting help with how to ...
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Who is this proposal for?

Proposal: Psychology Some SE sites pride themselves on only being for "experts" and professional, and quickly close any beginner questions (naming no names); while others allow beginner/non-expert ...
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A programming challenge about counting grains of rice in an image

Proposal: Computer Vision I've just seen an interesting challenge posted on Programming Puzzles and Code Golf Stack Exchange. Since I'd expect there to be an overlap of interest I've added a comment ...
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Is this really necessary?

Proposal: Physics homework questions and Homework Do we really need this? There are many numerous sites that different types of questions can be asked. The only difference is in all of those you must ...
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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 ...