back to article US boffins develop self cleaning gecko-foot glue

Regular readers will be well aware of the limited progress made to date on one of the greatest challenges confronting human science. That is, duplicating the miraculously hairy, sticky feet of geckos. But now, a team of top Californian biomimetics boffins believe they have made a breakthrough. "With our gecko adhesive," says Ron …

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Coat

Where's David Icke when you need him?

Clearly the rise (no fall) of the lizard army.

Mine's the one stuck to the ceiling...

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Important use of gecko-tech ...

Goalie gloves

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Happy

It has to be said

I, for one, welcome our squamatan feminine dominatrixes.

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Dead Vulture

tsk tsk

Geckos do not gambol! They scurry.

Oh dear, maybe someone was fantasising about cute little lambs....

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All this to replace a PostIt note?

They seem to stick to most things, so can't we just cover our latest robo-deathreapers with little pieces of yellow paper?

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Zetribe

Perhaps there is a difference in the Casimir forces acting on male and female Gekko feet that with further analysis could provide a quantitative measure on the supposed 'Glass Ceiling Affect' that only appears to affect females. This could be a boon to architects who need to precisley define how high a glass ceiling should be.

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Coat

RE: Where's David Icke when you need him?

I'm sure there is plenty of D.Icke to go around.

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Anonymous Coward

Duh

Why can't we just ask Spiderman how he does it?

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