The Slime Mould Collective

An international network of/for intelligent organisms

Some links to research projects involving Physarum Polycephalum...

Slime mould simulates Tokyo rail network
Physarum Polycephalum used to identify most efficient transport networks in Tokyo.
Reference: Tero et al. 2010. Rules for Biologically Inspired Adaptive Network Design. Science 10.1126/science.1177894

Leverhulme Trust Research project: "Mold Intelligence: Designing Biological Amorphous Robots". Jeff Jones, Dr. Soichiro Tsuda, Professor Andrew Adamatzky.
New Scientist article on the project: 6 September 2009

Physarum's maze solving skills

Smart amoebas reveal origins of primitive intelligence
29 October 2008 by Colin Barras

Division of Biological Chemistry, Biocentre, Innsbruck Medical University
Physarum nitric oxide synthase
Physarum polycephalum is a single-cell multi-nuclear model organism used in cell biology because of its naturally synchronous cell cycle and its ability to undergo differentiation.

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