Walking Fish Explains Tetrapod Past
Study: We Travel with Our Own Germs
What Makes Gecko Feet So Sticky?
Physicists Help To Boost Animation
Teachers Learn Science at Tech Firms
Scientists studying a bichir fish from riverbanks in Africa found that when they raise this fish in a terrestrial environment, their bodies actually change in ways that make them more successful walkers.
Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, you'll rapidly transfer your unique microbial fingerprint.
What gives geckos the remarkable ability to run upside down across ceilings and stop short on smooth vertical surfaces? Scientists say that you could call it "the hierarchy of hairs."
An expanding cadre of high-level physicists, engineers and other scientists, including many former NASA employees, have left careers in aerospace and academia to work in the movie business.
A small but growing number of science and math teachers aren't spending the summer at the beach or catching up on books, they're toiling at companies, practicing the principles they teach.