A slime mould, or Physarum polycephalum, which can learn simple lessons by fusing with members of its own species. Photo: Audrey Dussutour/CNRS

The brainless slime mould that can solve problems and teach what it has learnt to other slimes

France-based scientists continue to study a slime mould that can “learn” from experience

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A slime mould, or Physarum polycephalum, which can learn simple lessons by fusing with members of its own species. Photo: Audrey Dussutour/CNRS
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