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August 15th, 2005

Carbon nanotubes made to stick like a gecko's foot

Abstract:
Polymer scientist Ali Dhinojwala of the University of Akron and his colleagues have shown how to create a densely packed carpet of carbon nanotubes that functions like an artificial gecko foot--but with 200 times the gecko foot's gripping power.

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