The Blob: A Genius without a Brain

Film + Talk

Documentary / Jacques Mitsch / France / 2019 / 52 min / OV with ST

They are neither animals, plants nor fungi, even if they are called that: Slime moulds consist of just one single cell that sometimes looks like the slime of forest animals. This unique organism is capable of resolving tasks within days that people would need decades to do. How does it manage this?

Filmtalk: Mould and Men: Why Slime Moulds Decide Like Us.

Prof. Dr. Hans-Günther Döbereiner. Group Head. Institut für Biophysik, University Bremen


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