Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Slime Molds Remember—But Do They Learn?

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Slime Molds Remember—But Do They Learn?

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Slime molds are among the world’s strangest organisms. Long mistaken for fungi, they are now classed as a type of amoeba. As single-celled organisms, they have neither neurons nor brains. Yet for about a decade, scientists have debated whether slime molds have the capacity to learn about their environments and adjust their behavior accordingly. Quanta…