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Jan-Maarten Luursema
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Do sllime molds die?

When I talk about slime molds, people will often want to know whether (and how) they die. I asked slime mold Andi, who pulls no punches on this oneSee More
Jul 2
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May 27
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"Slime mold Andi specifying their own genetic modification. To be continued https://vimeo.com/338660522"
May 27
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May 8
Gaspard Bébié-Valérian commented on Jan-Maarten Luursema's blog post Q. Eva - Would you like to be eaten?
"Hi Jan,Thanks for your answer. I wouldn't have thought you've done that manually :DThe project is going slowly because I have several issues to solve. Now, I'm trying to grow the physarum on laser engraved PVCs plates. This isn't…"
Mar 4
Jan-Maarten Luursema commented on Jan-Maarten Luursema's blog post Q. Eva - Would you like to be eaten?
"Hi Gaspard, thanks! Sorry for the late reply. I haven't automated the process yet, so I am scoring everything by hand from time lapse videos. When I get to it, I will probably use a raspberry pi and a processing script. How is your project…"
Feb 28
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Feb 16
Gaspard Bébié-Valérian commented on Jan-Maarten Luursema's blog post Q. Eva - Would you like to be eaten?
"Hi Jan-Maarten, I am currently working on a ouija board connected to a slime mold. Making searches i discovered your projects which are really cool. From my side, to get contacts I plan to use arduino and open circuits to activate specific points.…"
Feb 15
Jan-Maarten Luursema replied to Marie Fortuno's discussion Physarum Containment
"Aluminum lining! Here is how I found out -> http://slimoco.ning.com/profiles/blogs/substrate-experiment . It may still cross your barrier, but will be very reluctant to do so. Copper might work even better, it is poisonous to many organisms, but…"
Oct 9, 2018
Gaspard Bébié-Valérian liked Jan-Maarten Luursema's video
Sep 24, 2018
Jan-Maarten Luursema replied to Michael Sedbon's discussion Urgent need of plasmodium [London]
"Unfortunately, I am away from home, and do not have access to plasmodium.. Maybe Heather Barnett would know a local source? Roland van Dierendonck has plasmodium also, but he will only arrive on Thursday. Maybe he can priority mail some?"
Sep 14, 2018
Jan-Maarten Luursema liked Michael Sedbon's discussion Urgent need of plasmodium [London]
Sep 14, 2018
Jan-Maarten Luursema posted a blog post

P. Polycephalum in London next week, opening Tuesday 18

Michael Sedbon and myself will be showing works co-created with slime molds at the Biodesign Here Now festival in London next week. It would be great to see you, should you be around!See More
Sep 13, 2018

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Jan-Maarten
What is your interest in slime moulds? (we need to know you're not a bot or spamster)
I think slime molds are awesome, for all the obvious reasons. I am doing projects with a sample of Physarum Polycephalum (notions of individuality do not seem to apply to these organisms, and I prefer to think of it as a single worldwide organism). I love to learn and share.
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Radboud UMC
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Do sllime molds die?

Posted on July 2, 2019 at 21:50 0 Comments

When I talk about slime molds, people will often want to know whether (and how) they die. I asked slime mold Andi, who pulls no punches on this one…

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P. Polycephalum in London next week, opening Tuesday 18

Posted on September 13, 2018 at 22:09 0 Comments

Michael Sedbon and myself will be showing works co-created with slime molds at the Biodesign Here Now festival in London next week. It would be great to see you, should you be around!

Q. Eva - Would you like to be eaten?

Posted on April 20, 2018 at 14:06 3 Comments

In the ongoing conversation between people and slime molds, using an oats-laden Ouija board, Eva asked my resident slime mold whether it would like to be eaten.

Apparently, it considers excess itself being eaten as a form of dieting. However, ritual needs to be observed, including oboe music ->…

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