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Should we allow questions about the coronavirus?
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Whatever you think, the problem isn't nearly as bad as "Biology SE". One of the questions was "Can Coronavirus hitch a ride on a perfume particle" !!! Oh dear, good job they are not posting here, it ...

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Bioinformatics, biostatistics and computational biology
2 votes

Those look good definitions and I would intuitively feel the same. One of the major hurdles I have is between epidemiological/mathematical modellers who work with disease instance data and those who ...

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When can we get out of the Public Beta?
2 votes

Just to note, the number of questions per day is steadily rising, or perhaps more accurately has recently jumped. When I first joined the site, not so long ago (less than 6 months), it was 2.2/2.4 ...

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It's a bad idea to delete answers that include criticism towards the question
1 votes

Having read the responder I support the site admin for deleting the post as part of its long term direction. The thing about the Bioinformatics site is that it is very notably less aggressive than ...

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Should pure statistics questions be on topic?
1 votes

Just to chip in, I'm strongly in favour of stats questions being fine given a biological context because they'll be a bioinformatics solution somewhere. Modern bioinformatics appears to have become ...

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Should something be done about frozen "main" chatroom?
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I think its a resource for the site, not that I've used it much, but I think I should have used it rather than create new 'chat rooms'. I think we just need to be mindful of posting a random 'chat' ...

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Community promotion ads
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Exciting. I think if @KonradRudophs advice is followed this is a positive step toward 'lift off', i.e. moving out of beta version. The site has been on 5 questions per day for some time now (minimum ...

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"Synthetic" instead of "man-made"?
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Agreed "man-made" is not appropriate. "Synthetic" sounds cool, but "genetically engineered" is more accurate. The question is about conspiracy theories. In my opinion its the same "logical" as the "...

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Medal tags, bronze, silver, gold
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Okay, I've got it. I've proposed a synonym between phylogenetics and phylogeny and phylip (a phylogenetics package). The phylogenetics/phylogeny synonym will help alot because manually editing these ...

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