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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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I think this is already covered by the cognitive science site

I think this is already covered by the cognitive science site: Proposal: Neuroscience
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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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Warning: extend the proposal with the english version or it will be closed!

Pervious proposals were closed because of that. The best format: "Mathematics and its applications on Portugese / Matemática Pura e Aplicada". Proposal: Matemática Pura e Aplicada
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Narrow scope to “currently speculative fields”?

The phrase "first suggested in science fiction" casts a very broad net! This would include cell phones, satellites, rockets, the list goes on. Perhaps the description should be modified to clarify ...
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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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overlap with Sustainable Living

Proposal: Carbon Footprint I would think this has extensive or total overlap with Sustainable Living.
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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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Matematica too similar in name to Mathematica

Proposal: matematica I think this proposal is too similar in name to Mathematica.
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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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This appears to be another duplicate of Astronomy

Proposal: Cosmos and Universe Once again, we appear to have a proposal intended for a focus on cosmology that is most likely a duplicate of Astronomy, which is in public beta and has been in public ...
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Doesn't this fall within the scope of skeptics?

Proposal: Critical Analysis of Research Articles From http://skeptics.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic Skeptics is about applying skepticism — it is for researching the evidence behind claims you ...
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The description of “Evolution” shows a fundamental misunderstanding behind the topic

Proposal: Evolution How can a proposal hope to attat experts, when it gets the very fundamentals of the topic wrong? Proposed Q&A site for those who want to know about the reasons behind ...
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Evolution is a duplicate of Biology

Proposal: Evolution Please explain why Evolution is not a duplicate of the existing site for Biology
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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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This is on-topic on CogSci

Proposal: Dreaming As far as I can tell, Dreaming is already on-topic on Cognitive Sciences.
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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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Proposal duplicate of Worldbuilding

Proposal: Science in SciFi I would call this proposal a duplicate of Worldbuilding. You may asked hypothetical questions about science in Worldbuilding, which is what this proposal is about. ...
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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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Hoax Hunt duplicate of Skeptics?

Proposal: Hoax Hunt This proposal seems to be very related to an already existing SE site, Skeptics. It appears Skeptics has pretty rigid rules in how to ask a question on there, so without any ...
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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 ...
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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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Name of “Physics homework questions” proposal

Proposal: Physics homework questions The name of this proposal is now "Physics homework questions", but I would like to suggest an alternative, in line with ELL.SE: Physics Learners.