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22 votes
11 answers
6k views

Why would a creature both have carnivore teeth and side-facing eyes?

18 votes
20 answers
5k views

Why would a civilization's biotechnology be far behind all its other technology?

13 votes
10 answers
1k views

Why and how would a species reproduce exclusively by converting other sapient beings into more of their own kind?

11 votes
10 answers
3k views

Is it reasonable for the development of faster-than-light travel to significantly slow the development of machine learning technology? [closed]

10 votes
17 answers
4k views

Non-religious reasons to have highly advanced physical simulations without any AI which can predict or mimic human behaviour, even algorithmically?

10 votes
11 answers
3k views

Why would sapient, emotional AGIs object to the creation of any lesser AIs?

10 votes
6 answers
799 views

Is a "biotechnology-only" civilization actually possible?

8 votes
4 answers
255 views

Why would artificial beings originally created as pets think that this made them the perfect beings without beings worse pets?

8 votes
4 answers
938 views

How to overcome the hygiene issues of prehensile mouthparts?

8 votes
3 answers
712 views

Viable alternatives to lignin and cellulose for cell walls and wood?

7 votes
7 answers
2k views

Is a religion which allows cyborgs but not AI or genetic engineering realistic? [closed]

6 votes
8 answers
1k views

How can these aliens evolve sapience without cooking?

5 votes
1 answer
184 views

Is my alien foot design viable for a compromise between arboreality and cursoriality?

5 votes
1 answer
115 views

How to make terrestrial biochemistry more acid-resistant?

4 votes
3 answers
180 views

How long would a species have to have this brain symbiote to prevent early puberty?

4 votes
2 answers
517 views

CHOS Biochemistry: Is it even possible, and what would it actually be like? [closed]

4 votes
2 answers
182 views

Minimal-Hydrogen Carbon-Based Biochemistry in a Hydrogen-Free, Non-Oxygen-Reactive, Non-Oxidising solvent (Such as Liquid CO2)

3 votes
1 answer
107 views

How reasonable is my hypothesis regarding ring-tailed orthostatic bipeds?

3 votes
5 answers
188 views

Minimum Group Size for Sterile Workers?

3 votes
1 answer
92 views

Can reconnection of continents be sufficient reason for the evolution of sapience?

3 votes
4 answers
332 views

How would these nocturnal humanoids evolve?

3 votes
2 answers
150 views

What environmental or biological factors would result in assassination being more common and more respected than soldiering?

2 votes
2 answers
168 views

How to replace glucose with ethanol?

2 votes
3 answers
203 views

How to have these technologies with only mid-1980s-level computers?

2 votes
4 answers
352 views

What type of organism should these brain symbiotes be? [closed]

2 votes
3 answers
99 views

How would people create nonbiological people with only very basic computer technology? [closed]

1 vote
2 answers
267 views

What carbon-based alternative biochemistries would work in high-temperature, high-pressure water?

0 votes
5 answers
189 views

Ways and reasons for AI and genetic engineering to be absent when cyborgs are commonplace? [closed]