Wednesday, April 16, 2008

That's Neat, Really Love Your Gecko Feet

This is one of my geckos, Mooshu the Okay Tokay.


Geckos are in the news today because medical researchers need some grant money I mean have discovered that the sticky properties of gecko feet, if transferred to an inorganic material, would make nice bandages, or even internal sutures for laparoscopic procedures.

Since I'm convinced the star of this video is an anole, not a gecko, I hope it wasn't produced by the people seeking the grant announcing the breakthrough.

Here's the news report and video.

It is an anole, isn't it?



Thanks to Carroll for the news headline heads up!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

And why oh why, (especially when you are so generous with your shout-outs!) do I persist in forgetting (there's an oxymoron in there somewhere, I'm sure of it!) about your blog (I ask myself)?

Carroll (bookmarking it, yet again, but this time moving it immediately into the "blogs I actually intend to read every so often" folder :-)

((and who is "signing" my name since Blogger comments feature apparently has no love in its heart for retaining my information more than three days at a time))



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