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What is the maximum survivable gravity for humans for say 8 months

Human tolerence for high gravity was discussed in Habitable Planets for Man (1964) by Stephen H. Dole, on pages 11-13. https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/commercial_books/2007/RAND_CB179-1.pdf ...
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What is the maximum survivable gravity for humans for say 8 months

Your main problem here is that no-one really knows... that's why all of the questions and answers linked in the "related" section on the right aren't all that helpful. The experiments simply ...
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Is the average person capable of adapting to a lower oxygen content in the air than earth, given enough time to slowly acclimate?

It depends, and is idiosyncratic. Basically, you use about 0.2 pressure-atmospheres of oxygen to respire. You can go all the way up to about 1 atm without too much trouble (higher risk of atelectasis ...
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Is the average person capable of adapting to a lower oxygen content in the air than earth, given enough time to slowly acclimate?

When I visited Peru, I recall seeing a museum exhibit there highlighting the fact that even though the population of indigenous Quechua people have evolved over some 7,000 years to adapt better to ...
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Is the average person capable of adapting to a lower oxygen content in the air than earth, given enough time to slowly acclimate?

Yes - look at the altitudes that some Peruvian people live at, for example. Given enough time, it seems reasonable to assume that even lower oxygen levels would be survivable. Depending on timescales ...
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Is the average person capable of adapting to a lower oxygen content in the air than earth, given enough time to slowly acclimate?

I think that the Sherpas here would be the best example to compare with. They have adapted to live at abnormally high altitudes(3340m), where less oxygen is available(0.67 of sea level pressure). ...
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Is the average person capable of adapting to a lower oxygen content in the air than earth, given enough time to slowly acclimate?

Simply said: not too much. To understand why, you should familiarize with the concept of death zone (emphasis mine): In mountaineering, the death zone refers to altitudes above a certain point where ...
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Best Way to Style Ridiculously Long Hair (for magic purposes)

Curling her hair in some way could definitely be useful here. Curls make your hair shorter and denser, which would be perfect here. From there, if it's still too long, you could add other hair styles ...
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Could civilised hive insects build galls in living humans?

You need societal acceptance though of bugs inside you. You need individual acceptance of bugs inside you. You need longterm benefits for both - for bugs inside you. Without those benefits- a counter-...
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Could civilised hive insects build galls in living humans?

I think so Now, there are some obvious caveats: the gall cannot be in a region where it would negatively impact the host - brain, heart, lungs etc. The next issue is that the insects would need a way ...
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