Heather Barnett

What humans can learn from semi-intelligent slime

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Filmed Jan 2014 at TEDSalon Berlin 2014
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Inspired by biological design and self-organizing systems, artist Heather Barnett co-creates with physarum polycephalum, a eukaryotic microorganism that lives in cool, moist areas. What can people learn from the semi-intelligent slime mold? Watch this talk to find out.

Heather Barnett
/ Artist

Heather Barnett creates art with slime mold — a material used in diverse areas of scientific research, including biological computing, robotics and structural design.  Full bio.

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