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Examples of Physarum projects wanted for TED talk

Hello slimoco members, I am giving a talk about multi-disciplinary research relating to Physarum polycephalum at a TED event later this mon…

Started by Heather Barnett in Exhibitions & Events

11 Jun 16, 2014
Reply by Heather Barnett

Slime mold propagation methods

Okay, so slime mold can be propagated via spores. But are those spores a fixed number of cells? When slime mold is fed do the cells actuall…

Started by Jaden in Projects & Ideas

1 Jan 19, 2014
Reply by Edward

Help with culturing slime mold

So, I am fairly new to slime mold, and I've been trying to get it into the plasmodial stage so I can use it for some experiments in the lab…

Started by Moriah Barrow in Projects & Ideas

4 Jun 11, 2013
Reply by Moriah Barrow

How to stop or slow down slime mold growth?

Hello!  I have a slime mold art exhibition coming up and my slime molds will be on display for a week (in drawers, out of the light of cour…

Started by Anna Sagatov in Links & Resources

0 May 29, 2013

"Painting" with slime molds using natural pigment?

Hello!  I'm love to know if anyone has tried "painting" with slime molds using pigments.  What pigments have worked for you?  I'm intereste…

Started by Anna Sagatov in Links & Resources

4 Apr 8, 2013
Reply by SHENG Huanjie

P. Polycephelum responding to predation

I recently had a petri dish of P. Polycephelum become contaminated with an unidentified white mold. When I discovered the mold in the morni…

Started by Jeremiah Blondin in Projects & Ideas

2 Feb 7, 2013
Reply by bruce kamolnick

P. polycephalum in terrariums

Hello.  Has anyone here been successful keeping physarum polycephalum in a terrarium?  I got mine from Carolina Supply.  I read in Creepy C…

Started by Alicia in Projects & Ideas

2 Jan 30, 2013
Reply by Heather Barnett

Physarum Has Simple Memory

I found this article about how slime molds have developed an external chemical memory to help them avoid areas they have already explored. …

Started by Steven Paul Wetzel in Links & Resources

0 Jan 26, 2013

P Polycephalum appears aware of food location

During an experiment designed to study the foraging techniques of Physarum Plycephalum slime mold, I adhered an oat flake to the lid of the…

Started by Jeremiah Blondin in Projects & Ideas

2 Jan 5, 2013
Reply by Jeremiah Blondin

The Physarum Experiments go to Subtle Technologies Festival

I will be giving a talk and running a workshop on The Physarum Experiments, my ongoing collaboration with Physarum polycephalum, as part of…

Started by Heather Barnett in Exhibitions & Events

0 May 5, 2012


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