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Pre-formed Score Lines Where Gecko Tails Detach Revealed By Advanced Bio-imaging
2012-12-20 16:36:54

Like sheets of paper marked with perforated lines, gecko tails have unique structural marks that help them sever their tails to make a quick getaway.

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2010-02-13 08:55:00

Researchers move one step closer to nature with the development of polymers and directional adhesion that follow the workings of a gecko's foot.


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.