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Jan-Maarten Luursema
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Jan-Maarten Luursema commented on Jan-Maarten Luursema's blog post Do sllime molds die?
"Yeah, they kind of wax and wane, and occassionally change into small clouds to travel"
Sep 16
Lucie Draai commented on Jan-Maarten Luursema's blog post Do sllime molds die?
"I don't think Slime mold Die, the great thing is that they can sort of decide whether or not the environment is friendly or hostile enough for it to activate itself into a vibrating plasmodium. I would say its an ongoing negotiation. "
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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
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"Slime mold Andi specifying their own genetic modification. To be continued https://vimeo.com/338660522"
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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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jan.maarten@yahoo.com

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Do sllime molds die?

Posted on July 2, 2019 at 21:50 2 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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