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Wrong helix handedness for badges

Can we please fix the left-handed helices in the badge icons? The site icon uses the “correct” right-handed helix (i.e. the one more commonly found in biology). Just mirroring the icons along the Y ...
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Site name is not visible in chat

We now have a themed chat room and it looks great! Mostly. The site logo on the lower right, however, is invisible: Specifically: This is on firefox 37.0 running on a 64bit Debian.
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Problems rejecting edits

Wasn't sure where to ask about this, but when I review a proposed edit and want to reject it for any reason besides "causes harm" I can't do it. Hitting the reject button just causes an error. If I ...
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Change the site's subtitle

When a question is migrated away from biology.stackexchange.com, the following is shown: The subtitle of the site (currently “active researchers, academics, and students”) should be changed to ...
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How to migrate a question to another SE?

So it seems like this question https://biology.stackexchange.com/questions/9618/what-kind-of-land-and-weather-is-required-to-cultivate-apples should be migrated to gardening. I guess the correct ...
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“Merge tags” tool is broken

I tried to merge plant into botany using the mod-only tag merge tool and I get an "Oops! Something Bad Happened!". I tried the tool on Skeptics and it worked fine. Checking or unchecking the "also ...
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Paging fails at 50 items per page when ordered by newest

I have noticed a problem when I try to move through the questions page with the count per page set to 50. The date on the posts jumps back to the first page of questions for the site even though I'm ...
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Why does the review button display a wrong number?

I now consistently have the small orange button next to "review" (which both link to the same page) pointing out "3" or "4" but no actual items waiting for me when I click on it. The tooltip ("~4 ...
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I erroneously raised a “Duplicate” flag on a post, but I can't retract the flag — is this a bug?

I raised a duplicate flag on this question, but as the OP pointed out the question I had linked to wasn't actually a duplicate of their question. However, when I clicked on the "flag" link there was ...
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Tag bug: Replication

When I tried to add the listed tag “replication” to a question I had edited on viral RNA-dependent RNA replicase I discovered it had become “DNA-replication”! Attempts to edit it again failed. Why? ...
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Why has this question been bumped by the community 6 times?

Why has this question been bumped by the community six times? To me this makes no sense, why would an "ordinary" question be bumped so many times, and therefore appear in the ...
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Help center search doesn't find the homework page

I've noticed an issues with the help center search, it fails to find a specific help center post with obvious keywords. The post is the homework page on Biology, a search for "homework" in the help ...
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How come I have different reputations on the main and the meta?

How can it happen that I have 126 reputation points on the main and only 124 on the meta? Is this a bug?
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Initial portion of some tag wiki excerpts is getting cut off

I've noticed that on a handful of tag wikis, the initial portions are missing, even though they are reflected on the tag wiki page itself. In the tags list: On the tag wiki page:
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Old question appeared in First Posts

A nearly month old question just popped up in my first-posts queue, is there any reason why this would happen? It went into the queue 56 minutes ago and was taken straight out when I voted on it as a ...
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the new look of SE

I don't know what was the intention behind this new look but the fonts appear so distorted in my system. I use firefox-25.0 on a fedora 19 machine. Attached a screenshot. (The adjacent browser ...
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Amount of rep suddenly went down

I am curious as to why/how my rep has gone down by 32 in the past couple of hours - there is nothing on my profile as to why. It seems something I replied to and had edited (3 upvotes + edit). Is ...
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Review and Reputation

I downvoted an answer while reviewing and found that my reputation went down by one. I don't get this. Why did this happen? Shouldn't the OP's reputation only change by upvoting or downvoting his/her ...