Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a model that explains how geckos, as well as spiders and some insects, can run up and down walls, cling to ceilings, and seemingly defy gravity with such effortless grace.
This ability, outlined Tuesday in the Journal of Applied Physics, is a remarkable mechanism in the toes of geckos that uses tiny, branched hairs called “seta” that can instantly turn their stickiness on and off, and even “unstick” their feet without using any energy.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reached a deal with landowners near the popular Old Mill District in Bend to protect Oregon spotted frog habitat while allowing future development.
People around the world this weekend looked up at the sky to view a lunar phenomenon: the supermoon.
This fall, fishery biologists from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will capture adult Chinook in the Siuslaw River near Mapleton as part of a broader study to accurately estimate this year’s return.
A Boise man's trail camera has captured a coyote family growing up in southeast Boise. Courtesy photo.
The commercial Dungeness crab season came to a close last week with some of the highest prices paid to fishermen in the crab fishery's history.
This year's Tour de Fat Boise by New Belgium brought together hundreds of fans of all things bikes and beer at Ann Morrison Park.
The Mason County sheriff's office says a 35-year-old Puyallup man has died in a skydiving accident at Sanderson Field in Shelton.
A forest fire west of Waldo Lake prompted the Willamette National Forest to implement an emergency closure affecting several trails.
Is your honey's birthday coming up? What about a back to school gift? Nothing says 'I Love You' or 'I'm Proud of You' like a private island. Ram Island in the San Juans is for sale for $3.5 million with Kent Meeker Inc.
A dangerous log jam on the North Santiam River is no more.
Three trails near Oakridge popular with mountain bikers are closed due to fires ignited by lightning.
Heavy rainfall swamped much of the Puget Sound region overnight, flooding many streets and triggering crashes during the early morning commute.