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June 12, 2015


gecko climbing up glass pane

NASA’s Gecko Grippers

NASA has designed a new grappling tool based on geckos' foot grips.

March 17, 2015


gecko climbing up glass pane

Gecko Glue

Scientists uncover the secret to geckos' gravity defying mobility: hairy feet.

October 8, 2012


close up of a cockroach

Roaches Can Run Fifty Body Lengths Per Second

Did you know that roaches are not only speedy but have ninja like powers of stealthiness?

December 28, 2009



Evolution In Action

Why did rainforests evolve so much more diversity than other parts of the globe?

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