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adhesion

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Gecko-inspired adhesive lets you climb walls

Mechanical engineers at Stanford University have developed a substance that mimics gecko toes. Not just for scaling walls in Spiderman-like fashion, the adhesive could help clean up space debris and be used on automobile assembly lines.CNET's Sumi Das visits the research lab where it was created to learn how it works.

By February 25, 2015

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Go Lego-crazy with Sugru adhesive

Sugru, an incredibly powerful adhesive rubber, might make you a believer in playing with dough again, especially if you're into Legos.

By January 17, 2013

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The holy grail of adhesives?

A gecko-inspired adhesive from a University of Massachusetts research team can hold up to 700 pounds on a sheet the size of an index card.

By March 23, 2012

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SendMeHome mixes lost and found with adhesive optimism

Losing things or getting them stolen all the time? A service called SendMeHome is helping you tag your stuff for return using stickers.

By September 16, 2008

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Walking like Spider-Man may not be so far off

Cornell researchers say they've come up with a liquid-adhesion device that could lead to load-bearing Post-it-like notes and bonding shoes for people seeking Spidey-like traction.

By February 5, 2010

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Scientist proposes adhesive Spider-Man suit

Italian professor uses carbon nanotubes in formula for "smart" suit modeled after adhesive properties of the tree-scaling gecko.

By April 27, 2007