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May 16th, 2003

Synthetic gecko hairs promise walking up walls

Abstract:
The prospect of being able to emulate a gecko and walk up a wall and across the ceiling has come a step closer to reality. If engineers could create a material that matches the nimble lizard's incredible grip, the applications would be endless.

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New Scientist

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