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2010-05-27 16:42:27

Rice researchers find first to starve in slime mold thrive at others' expense.

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2010-01-22 08:50:13

The efficient methods of a slime mold could inform human engineers.

2009-10-01 14:48:30

Cheaters may prosper in the short term, but over time they seem doomed to fail, at least in the microscopic world of amoebas where natural selection favors the noble.

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2009-08-27 16:00:00

Scientists at the University of the West of England are to design the first ever biological robot using mould.

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2009-03-12 09:00:00

A Rice University study of microbes from a Houston-area cow pasture has confirmed once again that everything is bigger in Texas, even the single-celled stuff.

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2007-08-08 06:24:31

Finding an immune system in the social amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum) is not only surprising but it also may prove a clue as to what is necessary for an organism to become multicellular.

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2006-08-15 07:32:20

In times of plenty, the uni-cellular slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum leads a solitary life munching on bacteria littering the forest floor. But these simple creatures can perform heroic developmental acts.


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