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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Add “Image Processing” to the Name - Image Processing and Computer Vision

Proposal: Computer Vision Could you make the name of the proposal - Image Processing and Computer Vision? It would be great and will bring more people. The 2 fields have a lot in common, mainly the ...
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Should I propose a site for Natural Language Processing?

The problem with Natural Language Processing is that this topic is currently spread over at least 4 sites of the Network, including Stackoverflow, Data Science, Cross Validated and Linguistics. ...
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Sugestões de Nomes - Até 15/07

For area51 moderators and other users: as our proposal for Mathematics in Portuguese is not feasible, we (the followers of the proposal) are using this thread to discuss the future of this project. ...
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Why was this proposal closed?

As a brazilian mathematician student, I'm very sad to see this proposal being closed. I would like to know what are the personnel or technical resources SE currently lacks. ...
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Does this not fit in to puzzling?

Proposal: Crime Solving Real crime solving is generally in the domain of law enforcement and legal professionals, not so much an SE site, and in any case it's almost certain that nobody on the ...
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Is Mathematics in Portuguese feasible?

I recently proposed the creation of Mathematics in Portuguese. Navigating in area 51, I saw that a user closed this proposal (http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/87631/arduino-brasil) as not ...
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Kerbal Space Program looks like a dupe of Arqade

Proposal: Kerbal Space Program Kerbal Space Program questions are in scope at Arqade, in fact there are currently 233 questions on it currently
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Probably on-topic on Linguistics beta

Proposal: Semiotics and semiology This appears to be on-topic on the Lingustics beta. There are already 4 questions on the "semiotics" tag.
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Can questions about programming details be asked?

Proposal: Computer Vision Should the questions regarding implementation in a specific library (eg OpenCV) be allowed? (or should they referred to other existing programming sites)
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Roadmap to finally getting a successful Social Science Stack Exchange

I've seen many a social science proposal rise and fall, having followed all of them and trying to support them, but only seeing them close in the end. Honestly, I cannot believe that there is not a ...
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Is medicine.SE needed in addition to health.SE?

Proposal: Medicine I have been participating in the private beta of the health.SE site, and it’s looking like it will become public soon. It has been quite active. However, at least so far, the ...
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questions about Bioinformatics's history

Proposal: Bioinformatics Can questions related to Bioinformatics's history be asked on this proposal?
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Subset of computational science

Wouldn't this be a subset of the Computational Science site that is currently in beta? Proposal: Bioinformatics
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Can we broaden the scope of MOOCS to self-directed learning?

Proposal: MOOCs I suggest to broaden the scope to include self-directed learning in general: Using code-review sites to sharpen ones skill, using OCW (Open course ware) or going to the library and ...
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Why a new community about Computational Quantum Chemistry?

Proposal: Computational Quantum Chemistry Computational Quantum Chemistry is an active topic since almost 100 years and has driven development of both hardware and software (see e.g. Hartree). This ...
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Example question suggestions to the proposal

Proposal: Popular Science Please, don't "steal" example questions from the Physics SE. It would create unneeded territorial conflicts. We want to supplement them, not compete them. But, feel free to ...
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Shouldn't Chaos Theory and Non-Linear Dynamics go into the already existing Physics SE?

Shouldn't Chaos Theory and Non-Linear Dynamics go into the already existing Physics SE? Choas Theory and non-linear dynamics are branches of physics.
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What is the SE stance on the 'Science Exchange' proposal?

Proposal: Science Exchange The proposal for Science Exchange is a little outside the box. But has gained 17 followers in a week. The proposal is NOT question & answer based but does have the ...
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What kind of questions do we want for this proposal?

Proposal: Science's area51 This proposal is different than others, in many ways. As I have mentioned here, one way is that it's quite difficult to come up with questions that help define this ...
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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 Exchange Some explanations to this proposal are needed: The idea is simple: Science Exchange would be structured very much like area51 is. Instead of Q&A sites the user can ...
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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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Why can't I see the edit history of Example questions during the Definition phase?

I've been reading example questions in proposals which are currently in the Definition phase. In at least two cases, there was an indication that the question had been edited. I can access the user ...
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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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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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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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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 “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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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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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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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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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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Isn't psychology a subset of cognitive science?

Proposal: Psychology seems to be covered by Cog Sci:
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Isn't this covered in biology.SE

Proposal: Psychology I think this belongs in Biology.SE or even Health.SE(Still a proposal)
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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 ...