jake on 2003.06.03
at 12:06 am
Here comes Gecko tape
Related to an earlier post, the gecko's ability to stick to surfaces is being harnessed with technology. At Manchester University they have created a tape that shares the characteristics of the setae on the gecko's feet.
"Spiderman is science fiction and will remain in comics," Geim told New Scientist. "But hopefully 'gecko-man' will become less science fiction and more a reality in the near future."
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