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Which field of research do you think is most underrated/neglected?
(In terms of academics engagement, number/quality of studies, potential, funding, or media coverage.)

There's so many papers but most of them are about minor niche things like modelling of cut carrots, random dinosaurs, and so on while subjects with a big need of data/findings right now in the real world often have barely any study or trial. Are there any projects about reorganizing research so it's more useful to society?

Why doesn't /sci/ debate recent actual studies/results with few exceptions? Those studies aren't big enough to have a whole thread about them and the studies that have threads here are either trash or just there due to controversy. What's your take on the featured ones?
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>>16045075
You don't know what you're talking about and you mentioned only pop science. Do you even have a degree?
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I really wish you'd go with a consistent title for these threads so I could find them easier in the archive.

>Why doesn't /sci/ debate recent actual studies/results with few exceptions?
Because the people who are genuinely interested in such material have been, for the most part, driven away by trolls that have tacit approval from the board's janny. See >>16010628, a blatantly off-topic bait thread that has persisted for the better part of a month.

>Which field of research do you think is most underrated/neglected?
In terms of coverage, probably microbiology, specifically microbial taxonomy. In the past decade or so, there have been multiple developments with significant implications on the structure of the tree of life near its base. Meanwhile, the view in popular culture seems to still be pre-Woese.
Tangentially, pdf related is an Origin of Life studies paper that I am quite taken with. It makes a good case against the current RNA World paradigm and proposes a convincing replacement.

Have you been looking into the use of LLMs in scientific fields. I have been seeing promising papers using them to predict novel structures, particularly in biology, chemistry, and materials science.
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>>16038474
>wikipedia trash
its like announcing you're a popsoi brainlet pseud
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>>16045297
No, no he's >>16045075 right. There's no hard rule which says some of this stuff has to be possible, like deep space travel, and no rule that fusion will ever be economically viable.
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>>16045075
>AI is basically impossible
?

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>magnetic confinement = trying to hammer a nail with a blow dryer
>inertial confinement = trying to hammer a nail with a flashlight
>magnetic target = trying to hammer a nail with a hammer

Why did we ever waste time on the first two?
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>>16044349
just add more fuel
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>>16045108
So it's just another grift targeting unsuspecting VCs.
Which is the least bullshit fusion startup? Helion?
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>>16046074
>targeting unsuspecting VCs.
The smart money, folks
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>>16034117
>heat is also harnessed
how???
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>>16034498
why is every publically funded project that leads to actual results called theft, but some private grifter is touted as the real solution? I keep seeing this pattern all the time now and it's hella annoying.

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You might think that this place is just for calling each other faggots and niggers and it's all just fun and games, but anonymous forums represent a profound innovation of communication technology.
Irl, through an account connected to irl, or even with pseudonymous accounts, you basically still participate in a societal game, you consider what others will think consciously or not.
But here you can switch positions on a whim, unleash your most animal part, your Id to it's fullest, reveal and express thoughts you didn't even know you had.
Is this therapeutic? Does it free you? Does it rots your mind, bit by bit? Does anyone know?
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>>16045439
As with everything else it really depends on your cognitive abilities, in the end.

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Navalny died of the clot shot.
Nice going science, Putin thanks you.
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>>16037711
Of course not, russians know it full well that putins regime killed him, but obviously they don't care and are even happy about it, it's also a good opportunity to rile up western polchuds by spreading some nonsensical propaganda.
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>>16043272
>i trust russia when they say something i like and i know they're lying when they say something i dislike
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>>16043779
That type of confirmation bias is common amongst people who are too low IQ to be self aware
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>>16045535
Even Ukraine confirms he died of the clotshot now. Are the vaxxies still going to deny it?

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veganbros??????
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>>16043740
Iatrogenic death is the third leading cause of death, and prolly a high ranking cause of personal bankruptsy.
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>>16033788 (checked)
Could be a life saver.
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>>16045402
thank you, anon. You reminded me I need to do some internet shopping again.
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>>16045410
It was common for WWII soldiers to write home to their families for cash to buy more amphetimines.
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>>16045399
It was already the 3rd leading cause of death before the covid vax came along, its probably in first place by now

Is he on to something?
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>>16041805
Retards who don't know how to read calling other people retarded will always be funny at least.
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>>16041008
He's obsessed with himself. He won't shut up about his childhood and his life story. He thinks he's the greatest physicist since newton. He was so pampered as a child it must have turned him into the most loathesome narcissist I have ever seen.
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>>16041008
Chris Langan is smarter and superior
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>>16046221
This too, obviously. Guy is absolutely full of himself to the point even his 'pedia entry is subtly mocking him for it.
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>>16044786
It's great. Pretty much the only piece of software I was willing to pay for. Now that they're pushing the subscription based model harder and no longer giving discounts for upgrading the perpetual licences I don't think I'll be upgrading anymore though.

On an unrelated note, did you know you can download Wolfram 14 directly from their official site here: https://wolfram.com/get-upgrade/
Did you also know that they haven't updated the magic numbers used in their licensing scheme since version 11, and therefore a certain online keygen would theoretically work on version 14? Crazy right?

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What is natural talent?
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>>16044898
>Low IQ people think what is impossible for them is impossible for others.
/thread
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>>16045160
>this sculpture accurately portrays human physiology, down to small muscles in the arm.. therefore it couldn't have been sculpted by a human and instead is a real person that was magically turned into stone by a mythical creature.
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>>16045163
Not my problem.
If retards were stupid enough to let democracy be destroyed then they deserve what follows.
When you're great you becoming esoteric in your being, and so naturally you will be mythologized. Even the greedy bastard will know your value. Tragedies/comedies they are all merely what is God humbling human greatness.
>>16045184
Fighting stupidity is far more gargantuan than fighting the government.
The government is big and strong and if they think it is passionate to educate then I am not at the statue of a nation so I will let them take tax from me even if I think it is stupid for a pebble to fight a boulder.
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>>16045403
wat about iq doe
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>>16044815
>What is natural talent?
particular DNA + particular set of experiences. Where is my Nobel prize?

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They should’ve tried this at an Ivy League college and a HBCU.
Also:
>Neutron stars are smaller than moons, and are often times the size of a city, about 20km across. There are asteroids larger than neutron stars.
>Ganymede and Titan are larger than Mercury
I seriously doubt he would’ve known these facts on the spot, and pointing them out would’ve shown how dumb this guy really is.
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>>16045227
what? james okeefe catfished another downlow nigga?

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What the hell is a virus? Is it a material like a a rock? If so, why is it mobile? Why does it replicate? Is it really descended from normal cells that got corrupted millions of years ago? Why and how did that happen? Viruses are the most enigmatic “lifeforms”
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>>16045427
Show me a human who was good and not sinful
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>>16045442
according to the nt jesus didnt sin yet his wage was death too.
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>>16045466 (checked)
The claim is that he picked up the tab.
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>>16042586
This. Virology is a flea circus.
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>>16040889
>Why do Viruses exist?
because they can

Remember when they said it came from a bat that fucked a pangolin (a rare species of pokemon valued for its scales and used in traditional Chinese medicine) that ended up in a dirty wet market where backwards-assed Chinese people go to buy their disgusting cuisine, and if you questioned this hypothesis, and postulated that perhaps it leaked from a highly advanced research facility with international funding, YOU were the racist?

I do.
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Yet another polthread
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>>16045062
The scientific origin of Sars-CoV-2 should not be a political issue, but because of faggots like you who just parrot whatever bullshit the TV man tells you you're supposed to think, it is, and it's caused immeasurable damage to scientific and public health discourse since 2020. Congratulations faggot, you are an ideologically-motivated moron.
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>>16045067
It shouldn't. You're right
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>>16044983
you're welcome, i got my latest booster yestdACK
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All the vaxxies i know are slowly (but noticably) dying
GG, no re

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>>16038130
Why doesn't anyone talk about the fact that IQ scores arbitrarily derived from animals are different from those obtained from humans through formal testing?

It's such a basic thing, yet in places like /sci/ where IQ threads pop up frequently, it's hard to believe there's no awareness. Is there some sort of 'meme' going on?
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>>16044792
That picture was just borrowed from Wikipedia to represent the topic of this thread.
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>>16044792
Are you trolling?
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>>16045616
It goes to the right corner every time
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>>16046254
Fucking kek.
Smartest parrot on /sci/ tonight. You earned your cracker.
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That picture doesn't make sense. Here. Fix'd. Fucking troll bullshit.

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HFCS is now just as healthy as honey according to science.
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>>16034527
She’s so wrong. And I always use Muscovado sugar or honey because they are more nutritional.

>Honey is a powerful antimicrobial agent with a wide range of effects. Various components contribute to the antibacterial efficacy of honey: the sugar content; polyphenol compounds; hydrogen peroxide; 1,2-dicarbonyl compounds; and bee defensin-1.
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>>16045346
none of that crap you list is significant in any way.
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>>16034780
Since nearly everyone is pre-diabetic or otherwise metabolically deranged, we may as well plainly state that HFCS is glucose and fructose monosaccharides (and some oligosaccharides), while white sugar is sucrose disaccharide. Sucrose is *kinetically distinct* and *metabolically superior* to monosaccharide invert sugars like HFCS and honey. And that is before even getting into the 3-5% of oligos present in HFCS which can cause their own problems.
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>>16034527
>social media's favorite doctor
>a foid and a gynecologist
>a medical "doctor" (vast majority absolutely not equipped for research any more than a regular wagie)
Science?
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>>16041823
>t-they just lie! Unlike my chart!1!
>they must be lying or else things would be better elsewhere!
It's pretty easy to spot glucose-fructose syrup as an ingredient. You can't just omit it. "Oh but what if they break the law in sikrit". It's not in our bread, our meat, our basic groceries. I have lived in the US, I have lived in several euro countries, it simply is not congruent with reality. I am sure there is tons of goyslop products available SOMEWHERE but it is not in normal food and has not crept into every facet of consumption. You'd know if you had the means to go look yourself.

post interesting and edgy /bio/ publications itt
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>>16045440
citation needed
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>>15969688
I've never seen so many names on a paper, what happened?
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>>16045440
Hollywood is packed to the gills with pedophiles who try to use "it's ok because I'm jewish" as an excuse for their criminal behaviour
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>>16045461
what if she consents tho
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>>16045452
Those kind of posts only get trigger reactions like yours from people who collect CP

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>>16043119
Quarantine-In-The-Head
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygdB-ZE0daY
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The most important scientific discoveries were made before the "scientific method" was invented
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>>16044807
What are you on about? How can you be so supremely ignorant about the very technology that you are using to shitpost right now?
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>>16044810
ignorant soience fags love to presume "muh soience" invented everything, but the computer was an invention of the fashion industry and electronic data networks were invented by a portrait artist
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>>16044804
OWNED

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https://www.sciencealert.com/the-odysseus-moon-lander-is-tipped-over-but-why

and they were only 1.5 Km off from their touch down target.
How does LUNR's touchdown accuracy compare to the Russian, China, Japan, and India's accuracy?
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>>>/sfg/


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