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Best of 2014

Leaving out the home, contact, downloads and welcome pages, these posts are the best of 2014 by visit. 14. Near Death Experience – Part Three What happened to parts One and Two? How does the third one outrank the others? … Continue reading

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Spider Feet

Geckos aren’t the only animals that use van der Waals force to stick to the ceiling. Scientists in Germany and Switzerland have been using electron microscopes to look at the feet of jumping spiders. There they’ve found the same hairs-covered-by-hairs … Continue reading

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Gecko Feet

Since the characters in Green Comet have “gecko feet,” I thought it would be good to republish an original article from my erstwhile newspaper column, “Tech Nickels.” This was originally published when biomimetic scientists were first uncovering the marvels of … Continue reading

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