Watch: a gecko runs on water

The superhero-like abilities of the humble gecko have inspired countless avenues of scientific research, and biologists have uncovered yet another incredible talent to add to the list. The researchers have found that the enterprising lizard species also has the ability to run on water, a capability that could lead to the development of advanced robots that do the same thing... Continue Reading Running on water added to gecko's impressive list of capabilities Category: Biology Tags: Gecko UC Berkeley

Watch: a gecko runs on water

Reptile strategy could inspire swimming robot design. Nick Carne reports.

Sun 9 Dec 18 from Cosmos Magazine

Image of the Day: Geckos on the Run

Surface slapping and side-to-side swinging let geckos sprint across water.

Fri 7 Dec 18 from The Scientist

Geckos filmed to find out how they walk on water

Anyone who's seen a gecko will likely know they can climb walls. But these common lizards can also run across water nearly as fast as they can move on solid ground. Yet while we know how geckos ...

Fri 7 Dec 18 from TechXplore

Running on water added to gecko's impressive list of capabilities

The superhero-like abilities of the humble gecko have inspired countless avenues of scientific research, and biologists have uncovered yet another incredible talent to add to the list. ...

Fri 7 Dec 18 from Gizmag

Geckos sprint across water on air bubbles they make with their legs

House geckos are too big to float using surface tension, and too small to create enough force to walk across water, so they use a combination of these tricks

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Newscientist

Here’s how geckos (almost) walk on water

New high-speed video reveals how geckos use a hybrid walking-swimming gait in water to reach speeds similar to those on land.

Thu 6 Dec 18 from ScienceNews

Acrobatic geckos, highly maneuverable on land and in the air, can also race on water

Geckos are renowned for their acrobatic feats on land and in the air, but a new discovery that they can also run on water puts them in the superhero category, says a University of California, ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Phys.org

Geckos can walk on water: here’s how (with a video)

Another mystery solved my science!

Thu 6 Dec 18 from ZME Science

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