slime mould

  • Blobs in space

    A new cargo of weird and wonderful experiments is headed for the International Space Station.

    Fake muscles, the Blob, and a 3D printing project that aims to turn Moon dust into human habitats are about to head t...

    News August 1, 2021
  • How to think when you don't have a brain

    Even a form of brainless slime mould can makes decisions about its next venture. What can it teac...

    Ever met someone who seems to get around without a brain? Maybe they aren’t as dumb as they seem. A team of US biolog...

    Biology July 15, 2021
  • Slime mould sheds light on cosmic web

    Algorithmic simulations use it to map binding dark matter.

    Researchers have been creative in trying to trace the elusive cosmic web, the large-scale backbone of the cosmos. ...

    Astrophysics March 12, 2020