This slime mold conquered (a miniature map of) America

A yellow goo has invaded the world's motorways, spreading from capital cities to the furthest reaches of the transport network and devouring everything in its path. The infestation was unleashed by Andrew Adamatzky, a researcher of unconventional computing at the University of the West of England in Bristol, along with … » 3/16/12 7:20am 3/16/12 7:20am

It's a Slime Mold's World, We're Just Living In It

It seems we're always learning something new about slime molds, the bizarre roaming cell-colonies where countless biological principles can be found writ in miniature. Here's a point-by-point breakdown of why the slime mold deserves your respect. » 3/13/10 11:00am 3/13/10 11:00am