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    Default Paris zoo unveils the "blob", an organism with no brain but 720 sexes

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    PARIS (Reuters) - A Paris zoo showcased a mysterious new organism on Wednesday, dubbed the “blob”, a yellowish unicellular small living being which looks like a fungus but acts like an animal.

    This newest exhibit of the Paris Zoological Park, which goes on display to the public on Saturday, has no mouth, no stomach, no eyes, yet it can detect food and digest it.

    The blob also has almost 720 sexes, can move without legs or wings and heals itself in two minutes if cut in half.

    “The blob is a living being which belongs to one of nature’s mysteries”, said Bruno David, director of the Paris Museum of Natural History, of which the Zoological Park is part.

    “It surprises us because it has no brain but is able to learn (...) and if you merge two blobs, the one that has learned will transmit its knowledge to the other,” David added.

    The blob was named after a 1958 science-fiction horror B-movie, starring a young Steve McQueen, in which an alien life form - The Blob - consumes everything in its path in a small Pennsylvania town.

    “We know for sure it is not a plant but we don’t really if it’s an animal or a fungus,” said David.

    “It behaves very surprisingly for something that looks like a mushroom (...) it has the behavior of an animal, it is able to learn.”

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    Default Re: Paris zoo unveils the "blob", an organism with no brain but 720 sexes

    Trailer - The Blob (1958) (1:56 minutes)


    The Blob (1958) (4:08 minutes)


    The Blob Trailer (38 seconds)


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    Default Re: Paris zoo unveils the "blob", an organism with no brain but 720 sexes

    I was only thinking of looking to watch this film again a couple of days ago.
    Interesting article and creature/organism.

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    Default Re: Paris zoo unveils the "blob", an organism with no brain but 720 sexes

    Reuters [quote]: "The blob also has almost 720 sexes" [unquote] ... Why the "almost"? ... Why not being precise and explaining the differences? ... Both seems logical questions to ask!
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    Default Re: Paris zoo unveils the "blob", an organism with no brain but 720 sexes


    Single-celled amoebae can remember, make decisions and anticipate change, urging scientists to rethink intelligent behavior


    https://www.scientificamerican.com/a...s-slime-molds/

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    Default Re: Paris zoo unveils the "blob", an organism with no brain but 720 sexes

    Quote Posted by ExomatrixTV (here)
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    Quote : "The blob also has almost 720 sexes" [unquote] ... Why the "almost"? ... Why not being precise and explaining the differences? ... Both seems logical questions to ask!
    Jordan Peterson is really going to have his hands full if this thing starts complaining about pronouns we use for 'it'!
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    Default Re: Paris zoo unveils the "blob", an organism with no brain but 720 sexes

    https://www.wired.com/2010/01/slime-...o-rail-system/

    The slime mould develops a bit like a brain, as well. It's like a mind without a body, or it is all mind with energy requirements, derived from oat flakes in article above .

    Understanding how it grows and why may also help with understanding certain tumors which seem to be autonomous structures, complete with their own instruction set, within our own bodies.

    I wonder if some of the tumors have borrowed from the slime mould genome.

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    Default Re: Paris zoo unveils the "blob", an organism with no brain but 720 sexes

    Life is just so incredible.
    Organisms like this seem to point back to the primordial soup that all life must have originally sprung from throughout the whole fractral like universe.

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    Quote Posted by Did You See Them (here)
    Life is just so incredible.
    Organisms like this seem to point back to the primordial soup that all life must have originally sprung from throughout the whole fractral like universe.
    How can this be proven scientifically by repeated experimentation?

    I think this blob has to be destroyed. Seriously!

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    Dhris Walker,

    Destroy it, (or its)???! I'm thinking it may be the Messiah!

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    Quote Posted by Did You See Them (here)
    Life is just so incredible.
    Organisms like this seem to point back to the primordial soup that all life must have originally sprung from throughout the whole fractral like universe.
    Have you heard of the term "Second Genesis"? ... I heard it for the first time in a documentary discussing Extremophiles
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    Default Re: Paris zoo unveils the "blob", an organism with no brain but 720 sexes

    Looks like the ETs dropped something.

    In all seriousness, though, this may be paradigm-changing. More and more modern science is beginning to understand what shamans (for lack of a better term) throughout the world have understood for a long, long time: living things, down to the cellular level, are vastly more intelligent than we believe them to be.

    The question is, what's behind that intelligence?

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