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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Skeeter Eater
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Feb 22, 2018
Geckos could help control mosquito-borne diseases, but their effectiveness depends on the environment.
Image of the Day: Dog, Squirrel, or Gecko?
Staff | Jun 28, 2017
Although it's clearly a lizard, the aptly named thick-tailed gecko (
) has a bulky backside and is known to bark when in danger.
A New Species of Gecko Defensively Sheds Its Scales
Diana Kwon | Feb 9, 2017
escapes its predators by rapidly detaching its fish-like scales.
Catherine Offord | Jan 8, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Jenny Rood | Mar 11, 2015
Tiny water-repellent spines on a gecko’s skin help keep the lizard dry in humid conditions.