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The Romans probably employed a legion of designers and planners at the time but, if we take the findings of some new research at face value, a passable job of transport network design could be done by a big dollop of slime mold. Disgusting.
The efficient methods of a slime mold could inform human engineers.
Scientists at the University of the West of England are to design the first ever biological robot using mould.