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geckos

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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

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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

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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

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DARPA is halfway to creating Spider-Man

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has been driven up a wall -- a vertical glass wall -- with new tech inspired by geckos (and probably Stan Lee).

By June 11, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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Texting sheep collar protects ewe from wolf attack

Sheep could soon don heartbeat-monitoring collars that text shepherds to warn of wolf attack. No, really.

By August 6, 2012

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DASH robot learns cockroach escape trick

UC Berkeley mini-robot can run up to a ledge, grab it, and swing underneath, evading your swats.

By June 9, 2012

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The holy grail of adhesives?

A gecko-inspired adhesive from a University of Massachusetts research team can hold up to 700 pounds on a sheet the size of an index card.

By March 23, 2012