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Adhesion of gecko lizards to vertical surfaces is influenced by digital proteins

Mapping proteins localized. Atlas of Science

Some lizards, especially numerous species of geckos, are able to stick, walk and run along vertical or inverted surfaces, defeating gravity (Fig. 1 A). The nature of the subtrates is very variable in both physical and chemical

How to measure maximum animal performance

Scientists are often interested in the performance capabilities of animals, measuring how fast they can run or how hard they can bite. This information helps scientists understand how the bodies of different animals work and how they