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Leaping Lizards!

01.07.2017 tribonet 38 Views
UC Riverside-led research tests the limits of gecko adhesion. RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Many geckos inhabit trees, often living high in the canopy. Relying on their incredible adhesive strength to help them break their fall, they […]
G. humeralis in French Guiana.Photo credit: Timothy Higham, UC Riverside.
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How Gecko Feet Got Sticky

30.06.2017 tribonet 165 Views
UC Riverside-led study offers evidence that small morphological changes can lead to large changes in function RIVERSIDE, Calif. – How do key innovations in the animal kingdom arise? To explore this question, gecko expert Timothy Higham, […]