Geckos

Known as: Gecko, Gekko 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Geckos in the Western Hemisphere provide an excellent model to study faunal assembly at a continental scale. We generated a time… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Genealogical data are an important source of evidence for delimiting species, yet few statistical methods are available for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Geckos are nature's elite climbers. Their remarkable climbing feats have been attributed to specialized feet with hairy toes that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Geckos with adhesive toe pads rapidly climb even smooth vertical surfaces. We challenged geckos (Hemidactylus garnotii) to climb… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Directional arrays of branched microscopic setae constitute a dry adhesive on the toes of pad-bearing geckos, nature's supreme… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
A tokay gecko can cling to virtually any surface and support its body mass with a single toe by using the millions of keratinous… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Geckos (Gekko gecko) have evolved elaborate adhesive structures which allow them to move along vertical walls and ceilings… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Geckos have evolved one of the most versatile and effective adhesives known. The mechanism of dry adhesion in the millions of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The extraordinary adhesive capabilities of geckos have challenged explanation for millennia, since Aristotle first recorded his… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Geckos are exceptional in their ability to climb rapidly up smooth vertical surfaces. Microscopy has shown that a gecko's foot… (More)
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