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Gecko Grips Just As Good In Wet Habitats As In Dry Ones
2013-04-02 10:44:07

People have always been looking to nature for inspiration for everything from art to medicine. And in a new study by University of Akron researchers, the affable gecko could lead to a new kind of adhesive tape.

How Do Geckos Deal With Wet Feet
2012-08-16 11:04:31

Geckos are unique little creatures, having the ability to cling to almost any dry surface.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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