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Could a species give birth to smaller babies than humans but have larger brains as adults?

I know that brain size is less important than structure and that human babies' brains are 27% the size of an adult's, but humans give birth to large brained babies. As a result, humans can't support ...
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Does the mass of a planet affect the size of living organisms?

I’m trying to do some world building for a game I’ve been working on, and so I’ve been designing a planet that would fit large fauna and flora. What I would like to know is if the mass of a planet has ...
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How can giants be incorporated as foot soldiers into a traditional army?

In the hellenistic period, giants are considered gifts and blessings from the Gods, and are honored as minor deities by the culture that they are born into. They measure between 10 - 12ft tall, and ...
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What would it like for a human to be near weightless?

Alright, so I was creating an anti-gravity device (handwaved) in a new world, that counteracts certain amounts of weight. I was wondering what would happen if the device counteracted just enough of ...