Humans Gain Spider-Man Climbing Abilities with Gecko-Tech Device

June 10, 2014 10:10 PM

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Spiderman isn't the only one who can scatter the walls with his superhuman capabilities. Thanks to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), now humans can, too.

They've concocted a pair of paddles that replicate the superhero's wall-climbing abilities with a device that allows U.S. troops to do something similar. This superhuman feat was actually inspired by geckos, according to DARPA officials.

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