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Kaspar Wachinger Research Project

Kaspar Wachinger

The Blob, officially an amoeba called physarum polycephalum, has successfully managed to fascinate the world by being smart – without a single brain cell.

This amoeba is the world record holder for being the largest one-cell organism and can solve mazes, remember things, anticipate things, and process information.

The implications of its surprising capabilities remind humans to reconsider their understanding of intelligence and how to appreciate it.

Are we any different?