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Researchers have translated the behavior of slime mold into "emotions" and displayed them, just as you'd expect, on a creepy robot face.
Slimy hagfish may hold the key to a new fabric that's stronger than nylon and more eco-friendly than polyester.
Gosling said that Sun was "wronged" by Google and that Oracle is right to sue Google for the way it used Java code in Android.
Design studio Nervous System uses computers to simulate natural processes and create unique designs. Slime mold has inspired tableware, and now fossilized octopus-kin yield jewelry.
U.S. Navy develops an underwater grooming robot that does away with hull-dwelling barnacles and slime.
An Intel employee has been bagging on OLPC under the guise of impartiality. Slime.
Artworks valued at €25,000 have been auctioned off with an unusual currency -- the winning bids were the biggest emotional responses to the work.
A forward-thinking entrepreneur attempts to Kickstart a potato-salad-making session and ends up blowing away his $10 funding goal.