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How much should we enforce background research?

The first point under "How do I ask a good question?" in Help states that: Search, and research Have you thoroughly searched for an answer before asking your question? Sharing your research ...
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Cutting edge research

I was thinking earlier of a reason why we don't get many questions. There are clearly quite a few researchers on the site, yet not many (if any?) ask questions they are currently interested in (...
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What is the policy regarding homework question?

This is a good question. Are we obliged to answer it?
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Is there anything I can do to improve my question?

Re: my question "What species is this gray bee?", I'd really like to know more about what I saw. I've seen a number of species-identification posts, and did my best to give useful information, but I'...
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