Researchers invent ‘Gecko Gloves’ inspired by Geckos’ climbing power

November 20, 2014 12:59 PM

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Researchers invent ‘Gecko Gloves’ inspired by Geckos’ climbing power

Many research projects have been trying to understand and unlock the way little geckos climb and what makes their feet so sticky. Finally, the researchers have invented a climbing system, which has made humans to scale a vertical glass or climb wall like Spider-Man.

Geckos are lizards belonging to the infraorder Gekkot and are found in warm climates throughout the world. These reptiles pull off their gravity-defying feats with the help of very tiny hair-like strands on the bottom of their feet called setae.

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