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The science behind gecko toes holds the answer to a dry adhesive that provides an ideal grip for robot feet. Stanford mechanical engineer Mark Cutkosky is using the new material, based on the structure of a gecko foot, to keep his robots climbing.
Researchers move one step closer to nature with the development of polymers and directional adhesion that follow the workings of a gecko's foot.
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