One of the many amazing inventions that came about by accident.
Plus, a gallery of endangered zoo babies born this year. Squee!
Featuring a snake whose centipede dinner tried to claw out of its body and other… interesting examples
And should we humans be worried?
The amazing lizard uses its hairy toes to defy gravity and its dynamic tail to always land on its feet if it falls. See how scientists are using the gecko's tricks to design better robots, spacesuits and—just maybe—Spiderman gloves
Its super tail keeps the gecko on walls and breaks falls
Scientists come a step closer to creating the perfect adhesive
Helping radical scientific advances break out of the lab
Whatever did happen to yesterday's beloved technologies of tomorrow?
Similar to the mysterious clinging ability of geckoes
The newly-discovered dwarf gecko measures three-fourths of an inch.
Get a gecko grip.
Engineers find that ivy uses nanoparticles to climb walls
These little suckers could inspire a new superglue.
Have we reached peak lemur?
Prying open the secrets of a giant lizard's poisonous bite
Winners from the Zoological Society of London's Animal Photography Prize 2013.
The glue—which researchers showed is able to hold fast on live beating hearts—could be a gentler alternative to stitches.
Within 10 years, infantry soldiers will go into battle with autonomous robots close behind them. One day, they'll be fighting side-by-side
The future of test tube babies is one step closer to being motherless