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Monday, September 7, 2009
Plasmobot: The Slime Mould Robot
Single-celled slime moulds could be programmed as robots (Image: Visuals Unlimited / Corbis)
From New Scientist:
THOUGH not famed for their intellect, single-celled organisms have already demonstrated a surprising degree of intelligence. Now a team at the University of the West of England (UWE) has secured £228,000 in funding to turn these organisms into engineering robots.