<I>Dictyostelium discoideum</I> Fruiting Bodies (IMAGE) University of Tokyo Caption Slime molds are unicellular organisms that can form multicellular structures like the ones seen here. Researchers at the University of Tokyo have used the slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum to understand how cells self-organize into complex structures in new research published in PNAS. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1815063116 Credit Akihiko Nakajima, CC-BY-SA Usage Restrictions Akihiko Nakajima, CC-BY-SA License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.