Researchers Create Glove-Like Device Inspired by Tiny Gecko

November 21, 2014 11:39 AM

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Researchers Create Glove-Like Device Inspired by Tiny Gecko

Now, Spiderman faces some serious competition as researchers at Stanford University in California have made a glove-like device, inspired by the tiny gecko. It allowed a 154-pound man to scale a glass wall just like the super hero.

It also allows a man to scale a glass wall not only once, but hundreds of times. A lot of research time and dollars have been spent trying to open the secret of the gecko's unique feet, which securely take the little creature up sheer surfaces and upside down on ceilings.

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