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So how do we use slime for evil instead of good?

We're all aware of how great slime moulds are and how they inspire artists, scientists and nutters to perform great deeds. But we're neglec…

Started by ian in Projects & IdeasLatest Reply

Top Tips for growing Physarum Polycephalum...

If you're keen to grow your own the slime mould Physarum Polycephalum, this information may help... Preferred conditions: dark and damp (fo…

Started by Heather Barnett in Links & ResourcesLatest Reply

Sourcing Physarum

So it seems lots of people want to start experimenting! You can buy Physarum culture kits and specimens from educational/biological supplie…

Started by Heather Barnett in Links & ResourcesLatest Reply

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Some questions about growing slime molds

Hello everyone, I come from China, and I have some questions: 1.How to fatten the slime molds? 2.how to production of new sclerotia for sto…

Started by liuduyaya in Links & Resources

11 8 hours ago
Reply by liuduyaya

Mutation!

I raised some amoebae for a microscopy project with some students and dumped the surplus onto agar. Three weeks later I found something gro…

Started by ian in Projects & Ideas

0 Nov 6

Second messenger molecules and the aggregation of social amoebae

I have read that cyclic AMP (adenosine monophosphate) a second messenger molecule, is used as a catalyst by social amoebae to bring togethe…

Started by Kenneth Ramos in Links & Resources

0 Oct 21

Physarum Containment

How do you prevent slime mold from growing out of its container?

Started by Marie Fortuno in Links & Resources

5 Oct 15
Reply by ian

Looking for topics to do research on

As part of my highschool seminary paper I want to do research on slime molds, specifically Physarum polycephalum however I haven’t decided…

Started by Robert in Links & Resources

1 Oct 15
Reply by ian

Création d'un kit de culture

Bonjour à tous, Nous mettons en place un kit de culture simple et ludique pour Physarum Polycephalum (blob).Si cela vous intéresse, je vous…

Started by DELPOMDOR in Links & Resources

0 Oct 11

at what Temperature do Ph.polycephalum stop functioning properly

Hello I am currently planing an experiment based on the transfer of learned behavior between Ph.polycephalum based on this paper: http://rs…

Started by Jordan Holman Thatcher in Links & Resources

2 Oct 8
Reply by Jordan Holman Thatcher

Sourcing Physarum

So it seems lots of people want to start experimenting! You can buy Physarum culture kits and specimens from educational/biological supplie…

Started by Heather Barnett in Links & Resources

37 Oct 3
Reply by François-Joseph Deminiere

Urgent! Need plasmodium or sclerotia for a project (London or Shanghai)

We're looking for a plasmodium or sclerotia to use in an artwork we're currently working on in Shanghai in an art center. Able to pick it u…

Started by Kseniia in Links & Resources

0 Sep 26

We should start a trading circle for slime molds

I feel like this would help more people become more able to afford a physarum polycephalum culture. Online suppliers have high quality cult…

Started by Jaden in Links & Resources

15 Sep 24
Reply by Gaspard Bébié-Valérian

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