High-resolution fluorescence microscopy was developed, which enabled visualization of mt-nuclei, containing a small amount of DNA, in the mitochondria of slime mould
are organisms with characteristics of both animals and plants.
The slime moulds
are not intelligent as we understand it, but by flexibly responding to stresses like light, and adapting, they are able to solve navigation problems that would perplex computers.
London, Feb 13 (ANI): A new study says that just as humans recognize the nutritional value of foods, slime mould
can also make the complex decision.
London, January 11 (ANI): In an unconventional research, a team of scientists has used a slime mould
to suggest a solution to routing problems in cities.
London, September 7 (ANI): A team of scientists at the University of the West of England (UWE) is planning to make a 'Plasmobot', a complete robot made out of a plasmodium slime mould
Even the simplest of social creatures, such as single-celled bacteria and slime moulds
and other microbes, sometimes sacrifice their own well-being for the sake of their group.
The amoeba species Dictyostelium discoideum lives in slime moulds
in the soil.