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adhesive

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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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Stanford to Colbert: Yes, you can climb like Spider-Man

When Stephen Colbert says science has ruined Spider-Man, a Stanford engineer makes a video showing off his gecko-inspired gloves that proves the late-night TV host wrong.

By January 28, 2016

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How to build a flood sensor for under five bucks

With a little creativity and copper wiring, this $5 device will monitor whole basements for flooding.

By January 29, 2016

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Bringing the past into high-resolution view

For Road Trip 2015, CNET takes a look at the tech revolution helping historians in Israel reveal more about our past.

By September 3, 2015

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Mega Tiny Corp's Zero G Nano Suction iPhone 6 case defies gravity

This upcoming iPhone 6/6 Plus case incorporates NanoSuction material that emulates the adhesive qualities of gecko feet to stick to any flat surface.

By March 30, 2015

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 teardown: New design hampers repairs

Thanks to a redesigned motherboard, the addition of front panel adhesive and other design changes, the Galaxy Note 4 isn't a repair-friendly phablet.

By March 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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Fund this: The Right Arm is a tablet stand like no other

The combination of a strong flexible arm and space-age adhesive make for one intriguing Kickstarter project.

By February 10, 2014

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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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iPad Mini Retina: Peek inside with iFixit

The new tablet gets the very Apple-esque score of 2 out of 10 for repairability, due mainly to its hard-to-find screws and "copious amounts of adhesive."

By November 13, 2013