Gecko


Ancient Gecko Species Sheds More Light into Australian Desert Origins

Ancient Gecko Species Sheds More Light into Australian Desert Origins

Ancient species of gecko sought refuge in the ranges of central Australia about 10 million years ago, a time when deserts were...

Nov 15 2016, 4:53am CST

Microscopic Hair make Gecko Feet Sticky

Microscopic Hair make Gecko Feet Sticky

An integrative analysis of a type of gecko revealed that the microscopic hair, called setae, present underneath its toes makes...

Oct 9 2016, 6:38am CDT

King and Knight: Two New Gecko Species Discovered

King and Knight: Two New Gecko Species Discovered

The large gecko species were discovered in New Guinea by a team led by Dr. Paul Oliver....

Feb 11 2016, 11:57am CST

Ford to Study Gecko for Adhesive Innovations

Ford to Study Gecko for Adhesive Innovations

Ford is partnering with Proctor & Gamble to fund research focused on biomimicry as an innovative solution....

Oct 20 2015, 10:27am CDT

NASA Gecko Robots are straight out of Sci-Fi Movies

NASA Gecko Robots are straight out of Sci-Fi Movies

NASA works on the next generation space robots called LEMUR (Limbed Excursion Mechanical Utility Robot). Took 1 case of Budweis...

Aug 17 2015, 2:02pm CDT

''Synthetic Gecko'' Material Enables People To Climb Walls

''Synthetic Gecko'' Material Enables People To Climb Walls

Move over Tobey Maguire. Thanks to a new creation, your Spider-Man ability to climb walls with ease may not be so awe-inspirin...

Jul 27 2006, 8:00am CDT