Andrés Egea-Serrano, Sandra Hangartner, Anssi Laurila, Katja Räsänen. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Science. Ir al enlace.
After four years of extensive fieldwork, the research team at Tropical Herping unveiled the richest community of amphibians and reptiles in any cloudforest locality above 1000 m. The team found an array of 101 species, and the results were published in the book The Amphibians and Reptiles of Mindo. Leer más.
Geckos outclass adhesive tapes in one respect: Even after repeated contact with dirt and dust do their feet perfectly adhere to smooth surfaces. Researchers have now developed the first adhesive tape that does not only adhere to a surface as reliably as the toes of a gecko, but also possesses similar self-cleaning properties. Using such a tape, food packagings or bandages might be opened and closed several times. Leer más.
Spring weather has arrived early this year and while that’s good news for us, these guys seem a bit confused. Leer más.