How geckos manage to stay clean in dusty deserts revealed

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how geckos manage to stay clean, even in the dusty deserts.

Geckos' penises evolve six times faster than other body parts
Geckos' penises evolve six times faster than other body parts

A new study has revealed that lizard's penis evolves six times faster than any of its other parts.

NASA to develop gecko-inspired gripping tools
NASA to develop gecko-inspired gripping tools

NASA scientists are working on adhesive gripping tools that could tackle objects such as orbital debris or defunct satellites that would otherwise be hard to handle.

How geckos stick to walls without any effort

A new study has revealed that death has no impact on strength geckos use to adhere to surfaces.

How 'geckos' move comfortably on steep, smooth downhill surfaces
How 'geckos' move comfortably on steep, smooth downhill surfaces

A new study has provided deeper insight into how geckos alter foot orientation during downhill locomotion.

New snake species in Odisha

A group of volunteers from Odisha have claimed to have discovered a new species of snake which has been named after this coastal state as Lycodon Odishii.

How geckos keep firm grip to climb walls

For years, biologists have been astonished by the power of gecko feet. Ever wondered how do they get their impressive sticking ability?

Russian space `sex geckos` are safe for now

There is good news for the geckos aboard the Russian Foton-M4 space satellite meant to study the effects of microgravity on sex and reproduction.

How geckos keep firm grip even on wet surfaces

Geckos are known for their sticky adhesive toes that allow them to stick to, climb on, and run along surfaces in any orientation.

How Geckos keep firm grip even in wet natural habitat

Gecko`s sticky toes enable the animal to walk across wet surfaces that don`t get uniformly wet, like waxy leaves—but not on easily wettable surfaces, like glass.

Don’t eat geckos: Malay Fatwa Council to Muslims

Malaysia`s Islamic National Fatwa Council rules that geckos fell within filthy category of animals.