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a chemical component in vampire saliva to assist with feeding

Draculin. The lovely little critter depicted above is known as Desmodus rotundus, or the common vampire bat. They are strictly hematophagous, meaning they feed exclusively on blood. To be able to ...
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What would be the optimal atmosphere for Earth's life and humanity?

Hot and Humid The rainforest is full of life. Let's crank up the heat and humidity and go back to a planet covered in primeval jungle. Rainforests like the heat. Raise greenhouse gas levels to up ...
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Humanoid Race with Surpressed Myostatin Gene - Appearance?

I am the first female to score a rushing touchdown in a male high-school varsity football game. I was 4'11" 130 lbs and even a starter my junior year as a fullback and outside linebacker. I ...
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Could papillae or another muscular protrusion act like tube feet on a land-dwelling creature?

Consider blood pressure. Typical human blood pressure peaks around 120 mmHg, but giraffes for instance can have blood pressures peaking at 300 mmHg, or 5.8 psi. If papillae were pressurized by this ...
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States causing cancer in enemy politicians, spies, world-leaders

Immortalization ex vivo It sounds like a rather unlikely name for a method of assassination - so much the sneakier. The agent obtains live tissue from the victim by some means - anything from a ...
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Could my Adnaps exist?

Turns out It's Man You are looking at one my friend. Your creature sounds like a human being. A mostly herbivorous ape that can survive eating only meat and vitamin C pills. Bonus points for starting ...
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If a person had control of every single cell of their body, would they be able to transform into another creature?

Everyone here has very good points. It would be very difficult and inefficient to transform. On top of that it would also be very dangerous. But you could do so much more with a power like this. Your ...
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