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Russian space-sex gecko experiment fails

A mission to learn about the sex life of geckos in orbit took a bad turn when what should have been heaven in space turned into a reptilian tragedy.

By September 2, 2014


Google buys Gecko Design for X projects

The product-design firm will be put to work on some of Google's most "cutting edge" projects.

By August 22, 2014


Can a gecko stick to Teflon? Science finds the answer

Researchers at the University of Akron have done some experiments to see how geckos fare against Teflon — with surprising results.

By April 27, 2014


Hands-on Mozilla's Firefox OS - Boot to Gecko

The makers of Firefox have been prepping a smartphone powered by Firefox's Gecko engine. Here's a snapshot of what Boot to Gecko looks like so far.

By May 8, 2012


Hands-on Boot to Gecko: Interesting, but far from baked

The makers of Firefox have a new baby on the way, a Firefox-driven mobile OS called Boot to Gecko. CNET's Seth Rosenblatt shares his thoughts on the "Mozillaphone" after some hands-on time with the very rough, very in-development device.

By May 9, 2012


Will Boot to Gecko kill cheap Android phones?

Mozilla's Boot to Gecko is set to give you the power of a smart phone in a budget-friendly phone -- powered by HTML5.

5 Images By March 1, 2012


Gecko EduBook: Netbook powered by eight AA batteries

The Gecko EduBook has a neat trick that makes it stand out from the netbook flood: the whole system is contained on one tiny chip

By May 14, 2009


Gecko Netbook runs on AA batteries

Instead of an Intel Atom chipset, which has become the de facto standard for this category, the EduBook sports an Xcore86 chip based on the SOC architecture.

By May 12, 2009


Gecko-inspired robot goes vertical

The climbing robot from Stanford University doesn't have sticky feet at all. Instead, Stickybot relies on gecko-inspired technology to scale walls. CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi visits with the little creature and learns that one day this tech may also enable us to climb like Spider-Man...err, Gecko-Man.

By April 9, 2008


Gecko-inspired robots

From their hands and feet all the way down to their tails, geckos are inspiring all sorts of robotics technology. CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi speaks with UC Berkeley research scientists about how they're mimicking nature's gifts in high-tech ways.

March 31, 2008