Meet RightingBot, the lizard inspired robot

Körperdrehreflex beim Freien Fall:  “Langer Hebel für Fallende Eidechsen”

Falling Lizards Use Tail for Mid-Air Twist, Inspiring Lizard-Like ‘RightingBot’

RightingBot ability inspired by lizards

Rapid Inversion: Running Animals and Robots Swing like a Pendulum under Ledges.
Mongeau, McRea, Jusufi et al. (2012) PLoS ONE 7(6): e38003.

Article by LA Times
The trick that geckos and cockroaches taught a robot

Article from The New York Times
It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. No, It’s a Flying Snake.

When a Sticky Gecko Starts to Slip, Its Tail Comes to the Rescue
Click here to view article at Observatory, The New York Times

Acrobatic Geckos Steer with Tails
Video by New Scientist

Nature inspires flying machines
Click here to view the article at MSNBC