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28

Dec

Gecko tails rip off along ‘dotted’ line
Gecko tails are held to their bodies via a weak adhesive force, and rip off on fracture lines when the lizards are threatened by predators.

Gecko tails rip off along ‘dotted’ line

Gecko tails are held to their bodies via a weak adhesive force, and rip off on fracture lines when the lizards are threatened by predators.

07

Nov

Scientists create robot tank that climbs walls like a geckoThe technology could be used to clean or inspect inaccessible places, such as nuclear power plants and collapsed buildings.

Scientists create robot tank that climbs walls like a gecko
The technology could be used to clean or inspect inaccessible places, such as nuclear power plants and collapsed buildings.

09

Jan

The little devil! Zoo’s first baby of 2011 is a satanic gecko.

The little devil! Zoo’s first baby of 2011 is a satanic gecko.