POPULAR SCIENCE | Mary Beth Griggs:
Gecko feet are providing art conservators with a new way of keeping fine artwork clean. Unfortunately, this does not entail releasing hordes of geckos into a museum after hours, letting their tiny feet clean Rembrandts and Van Goghs like a swarm of creatures from a Disney movie… Read more
Image: Matt Reinbold/Flickr CC by SA 2.0. Gecko feet. The ridges on a gecko’s foot contain millions of microscopic column-like structures that allow them to get a better grip on walls.