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The Great Australian Slime Mold Bakeoff

Clip: Season 47 Episode 12 | 3m Video has closed captioning.

When presented with a buffet of custards with varying ratios of protein to sugar, slime mold selects its optimal food source.

Aired: 09/16/20

Rating: NR

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