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Amoebas form multi-cellular “slugs” on petri dish

Unicellular amoebas aggregate to form “slugs,” structures that allow these organisms¬† to travel en masse – about 1 million of them per “slug” – to find more food to eat. Learn more about these organisms and a new biotherapy approach they inspired in this Q & A interview with bacteriology professor Marcin Filutowicz, published in the fall 2011 issue of Grow magazine.