(12 Aug 2009,
- 28 May 2003
Notes and findings on various topics are listed in the TWiki pages below.
==> Also check out the
of slides, videos and photos
Climbing concepts from biology and relevant sub-pages
Some flightless birds use their wings to help them climb up steep, smooth surfaces.
Various bird class for large, small branches. Also how woodpecker uses its tail
Various facts about geckos, lizards dry adhesives, toes, deployment
Bob Full's intro slides (.ppt)
Movies that go with the slides (.zip)
Many insects' legs, tarsus are covered with spines. Others (e.g. ants) deploy adhesive sacs, others excrete adhesive fluid
(Frogs, snails, etc.)
How squirrels and other creatures use toes and claws for grasping and climbing
) cockroach feet work and what they need to climb
Claw geometry affects climbing ability
General climbing strategies (hind foot reversal, tails, etc)
- 29 May 2003
of things we're looking at is
's powerpoint slides shown during visit to Martin Buehler's group at McGill, May 22-23:
biology research summary May 2003
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