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Video: Mould Intelligence: Computation with Slime Mould(Soichiro Tsuda)

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A plasmodium of true slime mould Physarum Polycephalum shows various…

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Added by n p on November 13, 2010 at 0:08 — 2 Comments

50 Physarum pets given out at the British Science Festival, 5/6 Sept 2009

For the past two days I've been talking to a wide variety of people about the wonderful attributes of physarum polycephalum; their beautiful growth patterns, my experiments, their attributed intelligence and suggested memory and primitive pulse.



Over 50 people (young and old, but mostly young) took home their own pet slime mould: they each made a felt design in a petri dish, decorated it with oats and oat paste, and lastly inoculated it with slime mould. In the days to come the slime… Continue

Added by Heather Barnett on September 6, 2009 at 22:30 — No Comments

The Physarum Experiments: Introduction

My experiments with Physarum polycephalum started in 2008, following an introduction by microbiologist and slime mould enthusiast, Simon Park. I had worked creatively with biological material before (skin organisms, bacteria, seeds) and was initially interested in the idea of a single cell organism working in an organised and cooperative manner. Early experiments offered my pet Physarum different food sources and environmental conditions, and set tasks to test its ability to locate food and… Continue

Added by Heather Barnett on August 28, 2009 at 12:00 — No Comments

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