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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.
A new study examining social behavior suggests certain individuals are genetically programmed to cheat and often will doâ€¦providing they can get away with it.
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.
The Pacific Hagfish (Eptatretus stoutii) also known as the Slime Eel, is a species of hagfish that is found in the mesopelagic (600 to 3000 feet deep) to abyssal (13,000 to 21,000 feet deep) Pacific ocean, near the ocean floor. In many parts of the world, including the USA, hagfish-skin clothing, belts, and other accessories are advertised and sold as "yuppie leather" or "eel-skin". Hagfish, however, are not true eels. This is a jawless fish, as it evolved to lose this trait from the early...
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