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Questions tagged [tagging]

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What is the difference between the “inheritance” tag and the “genetics” tag

Is genetics a kind of meta-tag for inheritance? If a question is about how genes are passed to child, could I add both tags? If not, should inheritance be preferred each time it applies? But when ...
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Biology tag management, merging, and cleanup (2015)

In light of AliceD's question here, I decided to start a tag: management, merging, and cleanup post. The idea is being borrowed from math.SE. The rules of the game are: post your suggestion as an ...
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How to remove or substitute a tag

I am wondering if the tags should be cleaned up. I made a few several unsuccessful attempts, because I don't know how to delete or merge tags. For example experiment is a tag with 5 hits or so, but ...
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Why is there an “untagged” tag?

There is a tag called "untagged". All of the questions have only this one tag (which has no wiki), which might suggest that there were no appropriate existing tags at the time and the asker didn't ...
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Should we use broad categories for tagging?

Biology is an extremely wide field, questions ranging from zoology, botany to biochemistry are all on-topic here. A mechanism for users to get a rough selection of questions they are actually ...