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Need help keeping sampe form being contaminated

Started this discussion. Last reply by ian Jan 17. 1 Reply

Hello everyone, I am looking to develop an independent study this semester on slime mould after being introduced to it last semester. I would like to test its limitations; for example is there a…Continue

 

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ian replied to Dante Solano's discussion Need help keeping sampe form being contaminated
"Hi An anti fungal would kill your slime. Plain agar ( you shouldn't be using nutrient) doesn't go mouldy - I use 2% in water, not sterilised and it's fine for a week or more - drying out is more of an issue "
Jan 17
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Need help securing my experiment

Hello everyone, I am looking to develop an independent study this semester on slime mould after being introduced to it last semester. I would like to test its limitations; for example is there a limit to the distance it can detect a food source, and if so how well can it navigate an obstructed path at the limit of sed distance. I am however worried that the agar in such an experiment will be too exposed and that fungal/mould growth can inhibit the study. I have entertained the idea of treating…See More
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