Gecko Glue

Researchers have been studying Geicos for years trying to mimic the stickiness of their feet but it seems that a commercial application is coming.

UC Berkeley and Clark College have announced that their teams have created a tape that works like a Geico’s feet: it sticks with horizontal pressure but releases vertically (that’s how the Geico can lift its feet), making it ideal to…hang frames, for example. It’s cool but when can we have gadgets like geico-gloves and geico-shoes?

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