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Brainless Slime Molds Navigate Mazes and Make Decisions

Clip: Season 47 Episode 12 | 2m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Meet the charismatic slime mold Physarum—which can learn, make decisions, and go through mazes without a brain—and the researchers studying it.

Aired: 09/16/20

Rating: NR

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