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

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completely dwarfed by Skeptic

Proposal: UFO or any other 'mystery' site
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There was a previous attempt that did not make it and moved to openscience.uni-bielefeld.de - what would be the advantage of a new attempt here?

There was a previous attempt that did not get enough support. The content was moved to http://openscience.uni-bielefeld.de/ and the community is active there. What would be the advantage to start a ...
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Wouldn't this proposal mostly overlap with Biology.SE?

Proposal: Ecological and evolutionary methods This proposal sounds to me like it would overlap a lot with Biology.SE. Having two substantially overlapping SEs with different communities doesn't seem ...
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Physics overflow

I decided to propose a site for advanced physicists like the other one thay builded for math. proposal link:http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/101259/physics-overflow
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Proposal:School Math learners

To ask and answer questions about School math.Not for advanced university problems. My cousion is recently came to high school he said that math stackexchange site is not a good site for asking the ...
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How is this not a subcategory of Mathematics?

Proposal: Voting Systems Voting systems are a subcategory of Game Theory - how to implement a good voting system that solves as many problems as possible, and how should voters vote to get what they ...
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Will machine learning be considered as on-topic?

I know that machine learning is an another section of artificial intelligence. Currently I ask machine learning related doubts in stats.SE but can I ask machine learning related questions like What ...
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Newcomers: please don't forget to upvote five questions

Proposal: Neuroscience This proposal has now enough followers and enough good example questions, but we are still missing votes. We need existing and new users to upvote new questions in order to ...
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Etiquette regarding cross-semination of proposals and S.E.s

I read a post (from 2012) recently in the Linguistics meta that "...The users that committed cannot talk about them in existing sites at the moment....". Before that, I had been going to consider a ...
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Would retrieval algorithms be on-topic?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence By retrieval algorithms I mean like text search, (approximate) nearest neighbor search. Those algorithms are not usually found in the textbooks of AI but it seems to ...
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This seems to be extremely narrow in scope - could these questions fit well on CogSci.SE?

Proposal: Neuroeconomics Cognitive Sciences already has a tag for neurology with 37 questions and neurology is specifically listed as being on topic in their site description. Cognitive Sciences ...
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Would NLP be on-topic here?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence I have a few questions about NLP (working with SyntaxNet). SyntaxNet is built on TensorFlow, so I presume questions about it would be on-topic on this site?
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Wouldn't most of these questions be on-topic on Biology?

Proposal: Virology Considering the existence of a virus tag there, seems like these questions should be a good fit on the Bio stack.
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I want to propose a website “Gadget Geek” [duplicate]

I want to propose a website "Gadget Geek". There are so many technical websites on Stack Exchange. Why not have a generic geek website which lets us discuss and ask questions about gadgets, technical ...
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Should we be thinking of tags?

Proposal: Neuroscience I'm not sure how or if discussing tags is appropriate in this phase. Nonetheless, I imagine tags for specific software and hardware packages, like, bonsai, open e-phys, ...
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Would reposts of AI answers from other sites be acceptable?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence It is clear that many people believe that this proposed site may fail to get out of private beta, mostly because this site has been proposed before, and that there ...
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What is the scope argument for a new site?

Proposal: Bioinformatics Bluntly put: why do we need a new site? There are already Computer Science, Computational Science, Crossvalidated, Biology, and Stackoverflow. I imagine that every ...
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Are you aware of Computer Science?

Proposal: Programming resources Are you aware of Computer Science? It is hard to tell what you mean with "algorithms and techniques", but algorithms and everything around them -- short of ...
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The example questions will not attract experts

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence I find that there is a fundamental problem with this proposal: the quality of example questions is very low and won't attract experts, yet they are upvoted. Here are ...
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Recategorise as “Professional”

Proposal: Homeopathic Therapy The title of this proposal focuses the subject on "therapy", which I read as the application of homeopathic principles, rather than scientific research into whether ...
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'Neuroscience' is possible duplicate of 'Cognitive Sciences'

Proposal: Neuroscience duplicate of 'Cognitive Sciences' and, as pointed out in the comments, would drain an existing SE site, namely Biology.
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Holistic methods are also on-topic at Paranormal

As a side note, I'd like to notice that Homeopathic Therapy proposal is in a science category, so I'd like to inform that homeopathic therapy and holistic methods unfortunately aren't accepted by the ...
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Cannabis, A culture item or a scientific one?

Proposal: Cannabis Would culture or science be the best category for this proposal? Culture keeps it under a large umbrella and that can include the scientific aspects?
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Is the geology proposal redundant to the Earth Science one?

Proposal: geology Is this redundant to Earth Science?
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Are questions about narrow AIs allowed?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence The title says it all. Are we allowing questions about AGI -- as in, attempting to replicate the intelligence of humans with computers -- or any AI, including narrow ...
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What exactly is considered self-directed learning?

Proposal: Self-directed learning Are seminars, where there is coach/teacher, or other forms out of school education considered self directed learning? What other forms of gaining knowledge can be ...
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If this website fails or does not get enough supporters, what backup plans do we have?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence ...Because artificial intelligence does not go away just because this site doesn't attract enough "experts" to sustain existence for longer than a month. It is a ...
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What niche does this AI proposal aim to fill?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence "AI" questions are already on-topic on several sites. Engineering questions about tools like TensorFlow, Torch, etc. are on topic on Stack Overflow. In fact Stack ...
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Is there potential overlap for this proposal?

Proposal: Wildlife Stack Exchange has sites for: Biology: http://biology.stackexchange.com/ Earth Science: http://earthscience.stackexchange.com/ Pets: http://pets.stackexchange.com/ Outdoors: ...
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Error in description of EA proposal

Proposal: Effective Altruism "Proposed Q&A site for donators and impact evaluation professionals to discuss scientific evidence on the most effective ways to improve the world." Should "donators"...
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Questions on voting systems welcome at Economics SE

Proposal: Voting Systems I like the proposal and followed it. Still I thought it might be useful to note that questions about voting systems (or at least voting theory) would most likely be welcome ...
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Are cognitive enhancers on-topic?

I've created recently Smart Drugs proposal, but this potentially sounds like a broader approach. Can smart drugs and cognitive enhancers (e.g. nootropics) be on-topic for Nutrition proposal? ...
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Can/should Effective Altruism SE be morally agnostic?

Proposal: Effective Altruism In an attempt to keep things simple and to have catchy slogan, the description of this SE reads : "Proposed Q&A site for donators and impact evaluation professionals ...
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Change name of 'Mathematics golf' to 'Mathematical contests'?

Proposal: Mathematics golf Following a discussion here (on Mathematics SE meta), I think it would be appropriate to change the title of this proposal to 'Mathematical contests' or something similar ...
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Possible overlap of Empirical Research proposal with Cross Validated site

Proposal: Empirical Research Is all of this already covered sufficiently by the Cross Validated site? Until I checked its tags, I wasn’t aware that survey and experiment design would be on topic ...
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Using Stack Exchange for Survey or Opinion?

Would it be possible to adapt the software powering Stack Overflow for other purposes beyond the tradition Q&A? For example, to run a survey site for public opinion polls where the asker of a ...
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Is this on-topic at health?

Proposal: Nutrition Is this proposal on-topic at health: see the nutrition tag there.
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On-topic at both Mathematics SE and Philosophy

Proposal: Logic I'm just saying it is. Unless your referring to "common" sense, which surprisingly isn't so common, and may be opinionated.
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Duplicate of Academia?

Proposal: Teaching Can this be considered a duplicate of Academia.se?
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RfC sent to what-if.xkcd.com

Proposal: What if(hypotheticals) Questions sent along to what-if: Ca. 1 March 2016 I sent the following message along to the contact address one can find at what-if. I'll post any reply I get. ...
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TEFL Job Questions

Proposal: Teaching A question has been proposed by @John Slegers (is Tagging appropriate etiquette to keep someone in the loop; this is not intended to "accuse" or "shame"..) regarding the risks of ...
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Should there be a conspiracy Q&A?

The link to my proposal : Conspiracy I'm proposing a Q&A community that focuses exclusively on : generally accepted historical conspiracies, like the assassination of Julius Caesar or the ...
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Can we post requests for expiramentation, or particapation in open sciences

Proposal: Open Science Will this Q&A allow users to ask for testing? As part of open sciences, or any science, experimentation, and or observations are necessary. Non-open sciences use the peer ...
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Possible duplicate of The Great Outdoors

Proposal: Ornithology This is the third or fourth proposal about birds now. As I've pretty much said to all of them, bird watching is already on topic in The Great Outdoors Tags: bird-watching(16 ...
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Isn't AI on-topic on Computer Science?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence The posts under the topics: machine learning, artificial intelligence, knowledge representation, natural language processing are on-topic on Computer Science. So, ...
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Is “ornithology” too narrow?

Proposal: Ornithology It looks like proposals like this one, such as ichthyology and the old bird watching proposal, haven't gotten enough support to launch. Perhaps a zoology/animals site would do ...
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How is this different from WorldBuilding?

Proposal: What if(hypotheticals) WorldBuilding deals with these type of questions, how will this site differentiate from WorldBuilding?
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Enough difference between “Renewable Energy” and “Sustainable Living”?

I recently proposed the Renewable Energy (RE) Stack Exchange as a place for questions focused on (oddly enough) renewable energy. I've since had a few people ask what the difference is between RE ...
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Anthropology.SE: Scope

Proposal: Anthropology To determine the (initial) scope of the site, we should consider which topics would be accepted, and which ones would either be too broad or belong to a different site. ...
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Anthropology.SE: Biological anthropology or biology?

Proposal: Anthropology RELATED QUESTION I asked in biology.SE: http://meta.biology.stackexchange.com/questions/3291/scope-differences-between-biology-and-biological-anthropology The ...