God has provided us with two books: the book of God’s Word and the book of God’s works.  While we can learn much from studying God’s Word, we must remember that we can also learn from God’s works. 

In this TED video, biologist Robert Full shows how the gecko’s feet and tail have evolved to make it one of nature’s most effective climbers.  More importantly, however, Full discusses biomutualism and how engineers have been able to learn by studying this creature’s adaptations and in turn pose interesting new questions for biologists to investigate, particularly involving the usefulness of an active tail.  He ends the talk by showing the world’s first robotic gecko, built from this new knowledge gathered from creation.

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