BioStars Community Feedback

NeuroStars, the project I am working on for GSoC2014, is powered by BioStar.

BioStar is a simple, generic, flexible and extensible Q&A framework, written in Python and Django. BioStar is the engine used by some scientific Q&A website: the most popular is the one in use by the bioinformatics scientific community, available at

We thought it is a good idea to ask that community for feedback, in order to get a list of what the most-wanted usability improvements are.