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Science Take | How geckos move across water

The Asian house gecko can move across water at great speed by using a half-running, half-swimming motion.

Science Take | How to give a spider an eye test

Jumping spiders have excellent vision. To test it, scientists use a special machine of which there are only two in the world.

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NYT ScienceTake | The Science Behind a Frog’s Leap

A frog’s leap is a study in power and accuracy. So how do frogs do it, and what can humans learn from its mechanics?

Do parrots understand economics? Well, kind of | NYT ScienceTake

At least four different species shows they can accurately assign value to food and tokens, swamping lower value items for higher value food.

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