Meet ‘The Blob,’ the Slime Mold That Can Think Without a Brain, Eat Without a Mouth

The Paris Zoo is currently showcasing a yellow, unicellular mold with 720 sexes that can heal itself in minutes.

written by
Pallavi Prasad
Oct 21, 2019
The Blob
A close-up of The Blob, which has no brain but can still problem-solve and self-heal. Image Credit: Stéphane de Sakutin/AFP via Getty Images
AuthorPallavi Prasad

Pallavi Prasad is The Swaddle's Features Editor. When she isn't fighting for gender justice and being righteous, you can find her dabbling in street and sports photography, reading philosophy, drowning in green tea, and procrastinating on doing the dishes.