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>news for genome hackers
> If you have a specific bioinformatics related question, there is also the question and answer site BioStar and the next generation sequencing community SEQanswers If you want to read more about genetics or personalized medicine, please visit /r/genomics * Information about curated, biological-relevant databases can be found in /r/BioDatasets
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Welcome to \/r/Biology!
> A place to discuss all things biology! We welcome people and content from all related fields. Feel free to share the latest news, discuss relevant content, show off your latest publication, or ask for help on anything from career choices, to how to get that one finicky assay to finally work.
> no spamming (ie. posting tons to links to the same website). no memes or ragecomics (they can be posted in /r/labrats) no pictures with text overlayed no low effort jokes, comedy, puns, etc. Health or Medical questions should be submitted to /r/AskDocs. simple homework help should be posted to /r/homeworkhelp
> We have self-serve user flair. Pick flair representing your favorite biological field of interest. You don't have to be an expert in it. If you don't have a favorite genre of biology, consider "general biology" or "bio enthusiast". If you want something off-list, you can change the flair text yourself.
> Please label your submissions with user flair after submitting them.
> /r/Animals /r/Awwducational /r/Education /r/Environment /r/Green /r/Nature /r/AskScience /r/Science /r/Science2 /r/botany
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This is NOT a news subreddit. Please share important research articles from different fields of biology and medical sciences. The goal of this subreddit is to keep track of important research articles in different disciplines.
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A branch of Biology that involves the scientific study of plant life. This subreddit functions as both a place to discuss past, present, and future botanical research, as well as a hub for all other botanical subreddits.
Plant Identification Requests Belong In /r/whatsthisplant
- Mycology - Fungi
- Entomology - Insects
- Palynology - Pollen
- Pteridology - Ferns
- Bryology - Bryophytes
- Phycology - Algae
- Phytopathology - Plant Pathology
- Microbiology - Microbiology
- Gardening - General plant care
- Ethnobotany - Medicinal plants
- Savage garden - Carnivorous plants
- Berries and Small Fruit - Small fruit
- Orchids - Orchid ID, care, and growth
- Cactus - Cactus ID, care, and growth
- Bromeliads - Brom ID, care, and growth
- Forestry - Everything forestry
- Forest Health - Science of global forests
- SFWTrees - Arboriculture
- RedditForest - Forests
- Rainforest - Rainforests
- Invasive Species - Invasive Species
- Botany Papers - Peer reviewed botany
- Seed Exchange - Seed exchange
- Seed Stock - Online seed retailers
- What's this plant? - Plant ID experts
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- Guidelines for submitting photos for ID
- A note about insect bite ID requests: The mods have decided to ban requests for insect bite Identification due to low success rate of identification and the dangers of misdiagnosis. We recommend you see a medical professional if you are concerned about a bite.
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> The study of eukaryotes, fungi, protists, prokaryotes, viruses, and prions.
> 1. No Politics 2. No Religion 3. No Racism 4. No Condoning of Violence 5. Please remember to add a link flair to your submission 6. Refrain from microbe identification posts. Unless you have more than enough pertinent information to identify it, the post will be removed
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