Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

for questions about claims based in the United States, or limited to the United States.
1440 questions
for questions about the science of medicine and its practices. Use [medications] for questions about the actual cures that people take, and use [alternative-medicine] for claims about cur…
1236 questions
for questions that pertain to historical events, or claim whose evidence is historical in nature.
for questions that regard statements made by politicians. Do not use [politician name] tags unless the claim is *about* that politician.
674 questions
for claims regarding the way we eat, and the effects eating has on our bodies.
672 questions
Biology is a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, distribution, and taxonomy. Use this tag for general…
463 questions
Economics is the analytical study of the costs and benefits of producing, distributing, and consuming goods and services. This tag should not be used for personal finance questions, nor for most quest…
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for questions about understanding, predicting, and changing the thoughts, emotions, and specifically psychological theories of behavior should use this tag. However, this excludes questio…
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when the question is about whether someone said or wrote a quote.
357 questions
Human physiology is the science of the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of humans in good health, their organs, and the cells of which they are composed. The principal level of focus of…
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for questions about the physical nature of reality and in particular claims that are strictly about the field of physics. Please use specific tags if the question is about other sciences …
298 questions
for claims about the law. This must be almost always be accompanied by a country tag, such as [united-states] to clarify which country's laws the claim is about.
264 questions
for questions involving animal biology; evolution, ecology, physiology, behavior, genetics, and marine biology.
238 questions
For questions regarding the coronavirus disease and its causes called COVID-19 by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The WHO say the disease is caused by a virus that is itself called SARS-CoV-2 (se…
for questions regarding physical, chemical and biological factors that may affect human health.
221 questions
for questions about religious practices. Do not ask questions about religious beliefs, though. Those are off-topic and there is no tag to use.
200 questions
for the psychological and social aspects of sex and sexual activities in general. Use [gender] for gender differences and gender issues (male/female/lgbt...); use [reproduction] for the r…
198 questions
The study of criminal behavior in both the individual and within a given society.
194 questions
for claims regarding cures and health practices which fall outside the boundaries of scientifically validated medicine.
190 questions
Claims made about Donald Trump. Do not use this tag for questions about claims made by Trump.
184 questions
Referring to the surrounding ecosystem of the planet Earth, its natural mechanisms and balances, and study of the effects of human interaction with it.
183 questions
for question about cars, trucks and other road transport.
182 questions
Climate change is a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns. In public discourse, often used as a shorthand for the effects of anthropogenic global warmin…
182 questions
The making, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, or methods of organization in order to solve a problem or perform a specific function.
172 questions
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain) is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.
172 questions
Questions about the state or condition of being subject to death; mortal character, nature, or existence.
171 questions
The balance of benefit versus harm of an activity, device, technology or substance.
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for questions about the effectiveness of products which are sold to end consumers. Typically this is used for claims about products when there is no more specific tag available, such as […
152 questions
The science of matter and the changes it can undergo.
151 questions
for "natural" solutions to common problems such as healthcare conditions, but also everyday nuisances and problems. See also "folk remedies" or "home remedies".
150 questions
QUESTIONS ASKING FOR PERSONALIZED MEDICAL ADVICE ARE OFF-TOPIC. CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN. Healthcare refers to the system or systems used to deliver medical care to patients. It may be a monolithic, gov…
150 questions
Blanket term for a class of diseases in which cells lose the function called apoptosis" and continue to grow uncontrolled. Can also refer to the study of this uncontrolled growth, as well as its invas…
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Education is a process of imparting knowledge. It is typically associated with the formal, systematic process that includes schools and trained teachers, but also includes the informal "word-of-mouth…
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A chemical substance with the chemical formula H₂O, and an important biological solvent.
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Generally regarded as the center of the nervous system in most living beings.
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Populous eastern Asian nation which has undergone a myriad of changes over the years, but remains one of the oldest civilizations in the world.
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