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Can Time Lords Regenerate Into Children?

Yes. From Series 6 episode 8, "Let's Kill Hitler" (emphasis mine): (Melody begins to regenerate.) RORY: What the hell's going on? DOCTOR: Back! Back! Back! Get back! MELODY: Last time I did ...
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Can a Time Lord survive with just one heart?

We see the Doctor survive having one heart stopped in The Shakespeare Code (Martha restarts it shortly after) We see another in The Power of Three RESEARCHER: ...
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How does River Song know The Doctor's name?

It seems it is still unknown, but... ALMOST CERTAINLY: The Doctor did not tell River his name during their wedding. At the end of The Wedding of River Song, River comes to Amy, at her Garden: ...
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Can a Time Lord survive with just one heart?

Time Lords (or at least properly educated ones, so perhaps not the Doctor) can voluntarily stop both their hearts and be fine. Romana demonstrates this in "Destiny of the Daleks." DOCTOR: Romana. ...
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Why does the Doctor blame Rassilon for the Horrors of the Time War?

While never stated openly, it appears that Rassilon lead the Time Lords down a dark path where the ends justified the means and all sorts of abominations (we're never shown them) were created. Things ...
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Are all Time Lords like the Doctor?

I'm going to assume Paul's edit to the question is an accurate representation of daniel's intent, as he has made it just specific enough that I can now go into a decent amount of detail. The Doctor ...
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The risk of the TARDIS safeguard

While we've never seen the TARDIS explicitly enter a black hole and return, there is good reason to believe that she's perfectly capable of doing so. 1: The Eye of Harmony Though continuity is a ...
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How does one calculate the age of a Time Lord?

A Time Lord cannot "live billions of years in 5 seconds." A Time Lord might move between two points in time billions of years apart, but they don't "get older" doing so. Time Lords age the same way ...
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Can a Time Lord survive with just one heart?

This exact scenario occurs in the Eleventh Doctor story "The Power of Three" (Series 7, Episode 4). In that episode, a bunch of black cubes from space (cosmic cubes, if you will) mysteriously arrive ...
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How much can regeneration change the Doctor (any timelord)?

Well, we certainly know that The Doctor will get - at least - darker, if not outright evil in at least one future regeneration (even The Master agrees, sort of):
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Will The Doctor deteriorate now that he's past his 12th regeneration?

As long as the show is on the air, they'll figure out a reason to keep The Doctor regenerating, so it's unlikely this new regeneration cycle will suddenly begin falling apart. The show, particularly ...
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Are Time Lords vulnerable or invulnerable during regeneration?

As usual, Doctor Who always plays fast and loose with the rules, but there is a bit of consistency here over how this regeneration works. The general idea appears to be, if you can kill a Time Lord ...
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Can Time Lords Regenerate Into Children?

From what I've been able to find; Yes, a Time Lord can regenerate into a child-like form. The best example I've been able to find thus far is The Master regenerating into Professor Yana. Yana was ...
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Why couldn't Clara see future incarnations past the "11th" doctor?

This is my expansion of the claim that the timescar is 11's death. There are two versions of Trenzalore. The version where the Doctor died and the version where he didn't. Likewise there is a ...
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Is there any evidence of alternate-reality Time Lords?

Yes. In the TV episode Turn Left (Series 4 episode 11), Donna enters a parallel universe in which the Doctor also exists, although he is killed during the events of the parallel universe's version of ...
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Has the Doctor ever communicated telepathically with this character before?

Yes, in The Deadly Assassin: Well, don't you see what he's done? We Time Lords are telepathic. That's simply a brain storage system. He intercepted its forecast that the President was to be ...
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Is anything bigger on the inside apart from Time Lord technology?

The Dalek time machine first seen in "The Chase" was also dimensionally transcendent (bigger on the inside), as was the Genesis Ark seen in the New Series episode "Doomsday". I don'...
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Is the Doctor's Second Heart artificial?

The second heart is common to all Gallifreyans. However, this does not invalidate the Doctor's statement, because he is meeting Missy off of Gallifrey, and among Gallifreyans only the Time Lords (and ...
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How many non-Doctor regenerations have we seen on-screen?

Not many Although the actual regeneration isn't shown on-screen, in "Planet of the Spiders" we see that the Doctor's old mentor K'anpo Rimpoche has regenerated into Cho-Je, a character introduced ...
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Besides the seals of Rassilon, Omega, The Master, and The Time Lords, what other seals are in Doctor Who?

There is, of course, the Great Seal of Diplos, which is actually a segment of the Key to Time. Like all the segments (except the fourth), it was an item of great power. Cessair the Diplos, the ...
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Can Time Lords decide not to regenerate?

The answer to this depends on the Time Lord and their degree of control over regeneration. There are two instances when a Time Lord refused regeneration, or potentially refusing it as is the second ...
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Is it now possible to "pop" in and out of universes, after a certain event happened?

No The quote you reference in the question is as follows: Doctor: We're not meant to be here. The Tardis draws it's power from the universe, but it's the wrong universe. It's like diesel in a petrol ...
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Besides the seals of Rassilon, Omega, The Master, and The Time Lords, what other seals are in Doctor Who?

I am aware that I'm a bit late to respond, but if you're still interested, yes, I do know of some other seals. @ElliotFrisch mentioned Rassilon's seal being called 'Prydonian'. I have done a bit of ...
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How does River Song know The Doctor's name?

He whispers it in her ear during The Wedding of River Song. DOCTOR: Amy, uncuff me now. Okay, I need a strip of cloth about a foot long. Anything will do. Never mind. (The Doctor takes off his ...
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Is the Doctor's Second Heart artificial?

No, it's not unique. HANDBOT: Statement rejected. Apalapucia is under planet-wide quarantine. This is a kindness facility for those infected with Chen Seven. (The Doctor covers his mouth and ...
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Did the Doctor in fact kill the Time Lords?

Major spoilers below! The Doctor did honestly believe that he destroyed Gallifrey and the Timelords. In addition to the example you gave, he says it all few times over the rest of the series. ...
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Is being a Time Lord a dominant trait?

You're thinking of the episode in season 3(was it Human Nature?), where the Doctor makes himself human for a period. He didn't start out like that, it was a temporary state. The wife and children you ...
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How accurate is this fanfic's explanation of the TARDIS and the Time Lords to actual canon information?

There is not now, nor has there ever been, any attempt to explain the functioning of the TARDIS in a consistent fashion. There simply is no canon to speak of on this question. So, in that sense, ...
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Why does the Doctor blame Rassilon for the Horrors of the Time War?

Some prose evidence of Rassilon's guilt: The Doctor took Cinder to Gallifrey in order to warn the Time Lords of the Daleks' plan. The Doctor told Rassilon and the High Council of the Daleks' plan, ...
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How much can regeneration change the Doctor (any timelord)?

The implication has been that well-trained Time lords can have precise control over their regeneration, as Romana did. She simply chose to regenerate, and as such, had great control, and was able to ...
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