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Friday Weird Science: slime molds take it to the highway!

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Sci is over at Neurotic Physiology today for Friday Weird science! Today’s weird science is slime molds! Slime molds are weird in and of themselves, but they are even better when they start making country-wide highway maps. Why? For biological efficiency. Head over and check it out.

Scicurious About the Author: Scicurious is a PhD in Physiology, and is currently a postdoc in biomedical research. She loves the brain. And so should you. Follow on Twitter @Scicurious.

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