Watch How Slime Mold Smartly Crawls By Itself All Over Everything

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Slime mold is fascinating, because though it’s only a single cell organism with no brain, it somehow stretches its tentacle-like fingers in a coherent pattern in search for food. This time lapse footage speeds up the process of that goopy crawl (in reality it only moves a few centimeters a day), but you get to see how the simple yellow slime eventually envelopes everything around it.




A slime mold is used to design an efficient United States and Canadian transport network.




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Alex E

Ecoclimax is defined by Odum (1969) as the culmination state after a succession in a stabilized ecosystem in which maximum biomass (or high information content) and symbiotic function among organisms is kept per unit of available energy flow.