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How Sticky Toepads Evolved in Geckos and What That Means for Adhesive Technologies


June 29, 2012

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Geckos are known for sticky toes that allow them to climb up walls and even hang upside down on ceilings. A new study shows that geckos have gained and lost these unique adhesive structures multiple times over the course of their long evolutionary history in response to habitat changes.Full Story

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