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New gecko species discovered in Chhattisgarh

New gecko species discovered in Chhattisgarh

Scientists have discovered a new species of gecko (rock-dwelling lizard) in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, a discovery that will aid in documenting India's biodiversity and boost conservation, a researcher said on Thursday.

New, tiny gecko-inspired robot can haul up to 2000 times its weight

A team of Stanford University scientists has developed a series of super-small, super strong robots that can haul up to 100 times their own weight.

First `gecko feet inspired` self-cleaning adhesive tape developed

A team of researchers has developed the first adhesive tape that does not only adhere to a surface as reliably as the toes of a gecko, but also possesses similar self-cleaning properties.

Geckos in space: Novel robot takes a step to cosmos

A wall-crawling robot inspired by the gecko has taken a small but important step towards a future in space, scientists said on Thursday.

How geckos cope with wet feet in their natural habitat

In a new study, researchers have tried to find out how geckos, which are remarkable little creatures that cling to almost any dry plane, cope on surfaces in their natural habitat.

`Gecko`s toe pads evolved repeatedly due to habitat changes`

Geckos’ sticky toe pads that allow them to climb up walls and even hang upside down on ceilings have evolved repeatedly, according to a new study.

Lizards being trained for space travel

Lizards are known for their adaptation to extreme conditions and a team is being trained in Russia to be sent to space.

Why geckos have superglue feet

A new study sheds light on why geckos are able to cling on repeatedly to the smoothest surfaces.

Playing Gecko again was nerve-wracking: Michael Douglas

Michael Douglas, who is currently recovering from throat cancer, was petrified of reprising his iconic character Gordon Gecko in `Wall Street: Money never Sleeps`.