Gecko Adhesion & Biological Inspiration / Biomimicry

Discovery Channel -Beyond Invention (DiVX avi video)

National Public Radio interview (aiff audio)

CBC Radio interview (mp3 audio)

American Museum of Natural History (MP3 podcast)

•NanoToday -Biotribology inspires new technologies

•Lexicology -Top nanotechnology patents

•New Scientist

•LabNews -Don't just be inspired. Be bio-inspired.

Newsweek -Nature’s Design Workshop

Museum of Science Boston

ScienCentral – Gecko Tape

ScienCentral – Gripping Stuff

ScienCentral – Sticky Feet

National Science Foundation

Virtual Microscope Project

RiSE Robot

10 Coolest Robots


StickyBot and Frictional Adhesives

Time Magazine - Best Invention 2006

RiSE Project

Parthenogenetic “Wonderwoman” Geckos

Lewis & Clark -one of America’s Hottest Colleges


Featured in presentation by Arden Bement, Director National Science Foundation.
Featured in The Nanotech Pioneers: Where Are They Taking Us? by Steven A. Edwards. Wiley publ.
Featured in The Gecko’s Foot by Peter Forbes. W.W. Norton publ.
National Geographic “Nanotechnology” 2006
Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Sci & Tech Sep 4, 2006
Natuurwetenschap & Techniek. (Netherlands) 2006.
De technologie van morgen. (Belgium). 2005.
Bionik mennesket laerer af naturen. Zoologisk Museum (Denmark). 2005.
Newsweek 2005
Fortune 2005
Newsweek 2005
New York Times, Aug 2005.
ScienCentral TV: 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2005.
Chicago Tribune, May 2005
Scientific American, 2005
Science Now, 2005
Science, 2005
MSNBC Countdown, 2005
Portland Tribune, cover story, 2005
New York Times, Science Times, 2005
Chemical Technology, Nov 2004
Discovery Channel, “Beyond Invention”. May 28-29, 2004.
New Zealand Dominion Post, “Why split ends drive geckos up the wall”. Mar 27 2004.
Popular Science, Sep. 2003.
USA Today, July 2003
Climbing Magazine, May 2003
Discover Magazine, Dec. 2002.
SF Chronicle, Chicago Sun-Times, Sacramento Bee, Contra Costa Times, Florida Sun-Sentinel, Denver Post, NY Daily News, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Detroit News, Nov 2002.
Design News, Nov 2002.
ScienCentral, Sep 2002
Scientific American, Aug 2002
American Chemical Society Critter Chemistry
Chemical and Engineering News, Aug 2002.
Guardian, Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, Minneapolis Star Tribune, San Jose Mercury News, Oregonian, Aug 2002.
Reuters/ENN, Aug 2002
“How Geckos Stick on der Waals”, Daily inScight, Academic Press, Aug 2002.
Nature, Aug 2002.
NationalGeographic, Aug 2002.
Yahoo News, Aug 2002.
Science, Aug 2002
Science News, Aug 2002
ABC, CNN, Discovery Channel News, Tech TV, Aug 2002.
“Space-Age Reptile”, BBC Wildlife on One with David Attenborough. May 2002.
“Cling-on King”, BBC Wildlife Magazine.
“Unraveling the Mystery of How Geckos Defy Gravity”, pages 1-2 of Raven et al. Biology, 6th ed., McGraw-Hill 2001.
Nike Biomimetics Exhibit, Beaverton OR, 2001.
“Biomimetics” NOW TV, London, Aug 27, 2001.
“Meet the Gecko - The pale visitor on your porch knows the secret of sticking”, Dallas Morning News, May 2nd, 2001.
"Geckos: sticky feet", Discovery Channel, Dec 15th, 2000.
"How geckos climb the walls", Science, 288(5472), June 9th, 2000.
"Robo-Gecko" Discover, September 2000.
"Pitter-patter of hairy feet", New York Times, June 13th, 2000.
"Sticky-footed gecko a true force of nature", Los Angeles Times, June 8th, 2000.
"Geckos' gravity-defying feat", Washington Post, June 12th, 2000.
"Biologists join engineers to gauge gecko grip", Chronicle of Higher Education, June 23rd, 2000.
"Gecko stickum: recipe for synthetic adhesive", National Geographic News, June 8th, 2000.
"Geckos stick like glue -without goo", BusinessWeek, June 26th, 2000.
"Rahasia Tokek untuk Buat Perekat Hebat" Suara Merdeka Malaysia, June 9th, 2000.
"Scientists working on synthetic gecko feet", Times of India, June 10th, 2000.
"Climbing the walls", The Economist, June 10th, 2000.
"Gecko bonding", Chemical & Engineering News, June 12th, 2000.
"Get a grip", Natural History, July 2000.
National Public Radio, June 8th, 2000.
CBC Radio, June 8th, 2000.
CNN Television, June 8th, 2000.
ABC Television, June 8th, 2000.
CBS Television, June 8th, 2000.
NBC Television, June 8th, 2000.
FOX Television, June 8th, 2000.
BBC Television, June 12th, 2000.
Discovery Channel, June 8th, 2000.
"What some federal money buys: DARPA pushes the envelope for exciting biology research" Bunk, S. The Scientist, 6 Dec 1999.,3604,781031,00.html,24195,3397431,00.html
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