Space station mold can survive 200 times more radiation than you or me

Researchers plan to employ them as producers of food, antibiotics, other materials for astronauts on deep space missions.

You don’t need a brain to learn, scientists found

A new study from the University of Toulouse found that intelligence and learning aren’t limited to organisms with brains. By studying the mold P. polycephalum they found it can, over time, learn to navigate even irritating environments.