The Slime Mould Collective

An international network of/for intelligent organisms

SLIMOCO brings together artists, scientists and others interested in slime moulds - to share research, knowledge, experiments, images...

 

Welcome to the Slime Mould Collective!

The Slime Mould Collective is a portal for interesting, progressive and ground breaking research and creative practice working with the simple yet intelligent organisms. If you are involved with or interested in slime moulds as a scientist, artist, designer, teacher, philosopher... (etc), please join and share what you do...

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Dong Yixuan liked ian's profile
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RyChu liked ian's discussion The slime manifesto
yesterday
Profile IconAndrii and Colin St.Mary joined The Slime Mould Collective
yesterday
Sergio is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Sunday
ian posted a discussion

The slime manifesto

I've added colour and more words to the instructions I send out with the cultures Http://www.tinyurl.com/slimemanifesto See More
Saturday
Profile IconDong Yixuan and Alistair Charles Horner joined The Slime Mould Collective
Nov 13
Kurtis Hough posted a video

New Brain

A journey through the creation of a universe out of single cell organisms known as slime molds. Their pulsating network connections create fractal shapes found everywhere in nature, connecting patterns found in small scale nervous systems, to vast…
Nov 13
ian replied to ian's discussion Biosecurity again - another level
"Hi  I've used it for mushroom culture but it's really expensive, and the thirty vol stuff is downright nasty. Sodium percarbonate is pretty good too, I use it when I need something that doesn't leave residue "
Nov 12
Lucas replied to ian's discussion Biosecurity again - another level
"Did you tried hydrogen peroxide? It promotes a very high level of oxidation of proteins and lipids, at much higher levels than potassium permanganate or chlorine. It is widely used as a sterilization method in laboratory glassware and surgical…"
Nov 11
Lucas replied to ian's discussion How to get a physarum culture
"Hello from Brazil! I'm a photographer and video producer and I've been interested in fungi (which I know Physarum is not) for some years. As a great fan of cooking with mushrooms first I tried with edible ones, then moved on to more exotic…"
Nov 11
Lucas replied to ian's discussion How to get a physarum culture
"Hello from Brazil!I'm a photographer and video producer and I've been interested in fungi (which I know Physarum is not) for some years. As a great fan of cooking with mushrooms first I tried with edible ones, then moved on to more exotic…"
Nov 11
Profile IconLucas and Makoto joined The Slime Mould Collective
Nov 11
Profile IconDiana Krilova and Carmen Koppejan joined The Slime Mould Collective
Nov 10
Ed Constable posted photos
Nov 5
Ed Constable is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Nov 5
Gretchen Hanson Gotthard is now a member of The Slime Mould Collective
Nov 2
Heather Barnett replied to Heather Barnett's discussion Please help maintain the slimoco network by contributing to the hosting costs
"Thanks Fred, The hosting renews annually in late July, so I'll put a call out then. :)"
Nov 2
Fred Bartlett replied to Heather Barnett's discussion Please help maintain the slimoco network by contributing to the hosting costs
"Sorry I didn't contribute this year, somehow I forgot. If I get a reminder email I will be sure to do so next year :-) Fred"
Nov 2
Fred Bartlett replied to ian's discussion How to get a physarum culture
"Hi, I'm a teacher on a tight budget and love to let my 8th graders grow their own cultures and try some experiments. I'd love to get a culture from you, as I don't have any viable ones left. I'm also happy to pay for postage…"
Nov 2
Fred Bartlett left a comment for Caitlin Daly
"Welcome Caitlin! I'm a teacher too. I often let my 8th graders do experiments with P. polycephalum as well. If you have any tips for experiments that worked particularly well, please let me know :-) Fred"
Nov 2
 
 
 

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