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sci.aeronautics The science of aeronautics & related technology. (Moderated) sci.agriculture Farming, agriculture and related topics. sci.agriculture.beekeeping Beekeeping, bee-culture and hive products. sci.agriculture.fruit Agricultural techniques for fruit, berries & nuts. sci.agriculture.poultry Chickens, ducks, geese, and other poultry. sci.agriculture.ratites Ostrich, emu, rhea, or cassowary ranching. sci.answers Repository for periodic USENET articles. (Moderated) sci.anthropology All aspects of studying humankind. sci.anthropology.paleo Evolution of man and other primates. sci.archaeology Studying antiquities of the world. sci.archaeology.mesoamerican The field of mesoamerican archaeology. sci.archaeology.moderated All aspects of archaeology. (Moderated) sci.astro Astronomy discussions and information. sci.astro.amateur Amateur astronomy equipment, techniques, info, etc. sci.astro.ccd-imaging Astronomical digital image capture and processing. sci.astro.fits Issues related to the Flexible Image Transport System. sci.astro.hubble Processing Hubble Space Telescope data. (Moderated) sci.astro.planetarium Discussion of planetariums. sci.astro.research Forum in astronomy/astrophysics research. (Moderated) sci.astro.satellites.visual-observe Visually observing artificial satellite. sci.astro.seti The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence. sci.bio.botany The scientific study of plants. sci.bio.ecology Ecological research. sci.bio.entomology.homoptera Research on homopteran (sap-sucking) insects. sci.bio.entomology.lepidoptera Lepidoptera: butterflies & moths. sci.bio.entomology.misc General insect study and related issues. sci.bio.ethology Animal behavior and behavioral ecology. sci.bio.evolution Discussions of evolutionary biology. (Moderated) sci.bio.fisheries All aspects of fisheries science and fish biology. sci.bio.food-science Topics related to food science and technology. sci.bio.herp Biology of amphibians and reptiles. sci.bio.immunocytochem Immuno-labelling of biological material. sci.bio.microbiology Protists, fungi, algae, other microscopic organisms. sci.bio.misc Biology and related sciences. sci.bio.paleontology Life of the past (but no creation vs evolution!). sci.bio.phytopathology All aspects of plant diseases and pests. (Moderated) sci.bio.systematics Systematics, taxonomy, and the tree of life. sci.bio.technology Any topic relating to biotechnology. sci.chem Chemistry and related sciences. sci.chem.analytical Analytical chemistry. sci.chem.coatings Paints and Coatings practitioners. sci.chem.electrochem The field of electrochemistry. sci.chem.electrochem.battery Analyzing all aspects of all types of batteries. sci.chem.labware Chemical laboratory equipment. sci.chem.organic.synthesis Synthetic organic chemistry related topics. (Moderated) sci.chem.organomet Organometallic chemistry. sci.cognitive Perception, memory, judgement and reasoning. sci.comp-aided The use of computers as tools in scientific research. sci.cryonics Theory and practice of biostasis, suspended animation. sci.crypt Different methods of data en/decryption. sci.crypt.random-numbers Generating cryptographic strength randomness. sci.crypt.research Cryptography, cryptanalysis, and related issues. (Moderated) sci.data.formats Modelling, storage and retrieval of scientific data. sci.econ The science of economics. sci.econ.research Research in all fields of economics. (Moderated) sci.edu The science of education. sci.electronics.basics Elementary questions about electronics. sci.electronics.cad Schematic drafting, printed circuit layout, simulation. sci.electronics.components Integrated circuits, resistors, capacitors. sci.electronics.design Electronic circuit design. sci.electronics.equipment Test, lab, & industrial electronic products. sci.electronics.misc General discussions of the field of electronics. sci.electronics.repair Fixing electronic equipment. sci.energy Discussions about energy, science & technology. sci.energy.hydrogen All about hydrogen as an alternative fuel. sci.engr Technical discussions about engineering tasks. sci.engr.analysis All aspects of engineering analysis. sci.engr.biomed Discussing the field of biomedical engineering. sci.engr.chem All aspects of chemical engineering. sci.engr.civil Topics related to civil engineering. sci.engr.color The art, science, and industry of coloring. sci.engr.control The engineering of control systems. sci.engr.electrical.compliance Laws, regulations and design for EMC, safety. sci.engr.electrical.sys-protection Power system protection. sci.engr.geomechanics Geomechanics issues and related topics. sci.engr.heat-vent-ac Heating, ventilating, air conditioning & refrigeration. sci.engr.joining.misc Joining of materials for manufacture & repair. sci.engr.joining.welding Welding of materials for manufacture & repair. sci.engr.lighting Light, vision & color in architecture, media, etc. sci.engr.manufacturing Manufacturing technology. sci.engr.mech The field of mechanical engineering. sci.engr.metallurgy Metallurgical Engineering. sci.engr.micromachining Devices enabled by micromachined structures. sci.engr.mining Mining engineering and mining technical topics. sci.engr.radar+sonar Radar & sonar systems. sci.engr.safety All aspects of the safety of engineered systems. sci.engr.semiconductors Semiconductor devices, processes, materials, physics. sci.engr.surveying Measurement and mapping of the earth surface. sci.engr.television.advanced HDTV/DATV standards, equipment, practices, etc. sci.engr.television.broadcast Broadcast facility equipment and practices. sci.environment Discussions about the environment and ecology. sci.environment.waste Impact of Wastes and Waste Management Methods. sci.fractals Objects of non-integral dimension and other chaos. sci.geo.cartography Maps, grids, coordinates, projections, datums. sci.geo.earthquakes For discussion of earthquakes and related matters. sci.geo.eos NASA's Earth Observation System (EOS). sci.geo.fluids Discussion of geophysical fluid dynamics. sci.geo.geology Discussion of solid earth sciences. sci.geo.hydrology Surface and groundwater hydrology. sci.geo.meteorology Discussion of meteorology and related topics. sci.geo.mineralogy Mineralogy, rock hounding and related topics. sci.geo.oceanography Oceanography, oceanology and marine science. sci.geo.petroleum All aspects of petroleum and the petroleum industry. sci.geo.rivers+lakes Science of rivers and lakes. sci.geo.satellite-nav Satellite navigation systems, especially GPS. sci.image.processing Scientific image processing and analysis. sci.lang Natural languages, communication, etc. sci.lang.japan The Japanese language, both spoken and written. sci.lang.translation Problems and concerns of translators/interpreters. sci.lang.translation.marketplace Professional translators' marketplace. sci.life-extension Slowing, stopping or reversing the ageing process. sci.logic Logic -- math, philosophy & computational aspects. sci.materials All aspects of materials engineering. sci.materials.ceramics Ceramic science. sci.math Mathematical discussions and pursuits. sci.math.num-analysis Numerical Analysis. sci.math.research Discussion of current mathematical research. (Moderated) sci.math.symbolic Symbolic algebra discussion. sci.mech.fluids All aspects of fluid mechanics. sci.med Medicine and its related products and regulations. sci.med.cannabis Discussion of medical cannabis. sci.med.cardiology All aspects of cardiovascular diseases. sci.med.dentistry Dentally related topics; all about teeth. sci.med.diseases.als Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis research and care. sci.med.diseases.cancer Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer. sci.med.diseases.hepatitis Hepatitis diseases. sci.med.diseases.lyme Lyme Disease: patient support, research & information. sci.med.diseases.osteoporosis Osteoporosis information exhange. sci.med.immunology Medical/scientific aspects of immune illness. sci.med.informatics Computer applications in medical care. sci.med.laboratory All aspects of laboratory medicine and management. sci.med.nursing Nursing questions and discussion. sci.med.nutrition Physiological impacts of diet. sci.med.orthopedics Orthopedic Surgery, related issues and management. (Moderated) sci.med.pathology Pathology and laboratory medicine. sci.med.pharmacy The teaching and practice of pharmacy. sci.med.physics Issues of physics in medical testing/care. sci.med.prostate.bph Benign prostatic hypertrophy. sci.med.prostate.cancer Prostate cancer. sci.med.prostate.prostatitis Prostatitis. sci.med.psychobiology Dialog and news in psychiatry and psychobiology. sci.med.radiology All aspects of radiology. sci.med.radiology.interventional Vascular and interventional radiology. sci.med.telemedicine Hospital/physician networks. No diagnosis questions. sci.med.transcription Information for and about medical transcriptionists. sci.med.vision Human vision, visual correction, and visual science. sci.military.moderated Military technology. (Moderated) sci.military.naval Navies of the world, past, present and future. sci.misc Short-lived discussions on subjects in the sciences. sci.nanotech Self-reproducing molecular-scale machines. (Moderated) sci.nonlinear Chaotic systems and other nonlinear scientific study. sci.op-research Research, teaching & application of operations research. sci.optics Discussion relating to the science of optics. sci.optics.fiber Fiber optic components, systems, applications. sci.philosophy.meta Discussions within the scope of "MetaPhilosophy." sci.philosophy.tech Technical philosophy: math, science, logic, etc. sci.physics Physical laws, properties, etc. sci.physics.accelerators Particle accelerators and the physics of beams. sci.physics.acoustics Topics in acoustics and vibrations. sci.physics.computational.fluid-dynamics Computational fluid dynamics. sci.physics.cond-matter Condensed matter physics, theory and experiment. sci.physics.electromag Electromagnetic theory and applications. sci.physics.foundations Fundamental and philosophical physics. (Moderated) sci.physics.fusion Info on fusion, esp. "cold" fusion. sci.physics.particle Particle physics discussions. sci.physics.plasma Plasma Science & Technology community exchange. (Moderated) sci.physics.relativity The theory of relativity. sci.physics.research Current physics research. (Moderated) sci.physics.strings String theory and related fields. (Moderated) sci.polymers All aspects of polymer science. sci.psychology.announce Psychology-related announcements. (Moderated) sci.psychology.misc General discussion of psychology. sci.psychology.personality All personality systems & measurement. sci.psychology.psychotherapy Practice of psychotherapy. sci.psychology.research Research issues in psychology. (Moderated) sci.psychology.theory Theories of psychology & behavior. sci.research Research methods, funding, ethics, and whatever. sci.research.careers Issues relevant to careers in scientific research. sci.research.postdoc Anything about postdoctoral studies, including offers. sci.skeptic Skeptics discussing pseudo-science. sci.space.history Historical manned and unmanned space flight programs. sci.space.moderated Discussions about space related topics. (Moderated) sci.space.news Announcements of space-related news items. (Moderated) sci.space.policy Discussions about space policy. sci.space.science Space and planetary science and related technical work. (Moderated) sci.space.shuttle The space shuttle and the STS program. sci.space.station Space stations and orbiting platforms. sci.space.tech Technical and general issues related to space flight. (Moderated) sci.stat.consult Statistical consulting. sci.stat.edu Statistics education. sci.stat.math Statistics from a strictly mathematical viewpoint. sci.systems The theory and application of systems science. sci.techniques.mag-resonance Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy. sci.techniques.microscopy The field of microscopy. sci.techniques.spectroscopy Spectrum analysis. sci.techniques.testing.misc General testing techniques in science. sci.techniques.testing.nondestructive Nondestructive tests in science. sci.techniques.xtallography The field of crystallography.
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