[Radio] The sticking power of gecko gloves


Have you ever wanted to be able to scuttle up walls without ropes or wires? Well, a new technology based around the incredible power of geckos to cling to nearly any surface is being developed by a team of students at Stanford University in California. With the staggering potential offered by these so-called “gecko gloves”, we can certainly hope the idea will stick.

I discussed the inspired invention with Elliot Hawkes, the leader of the Stanford team developing the gloves.

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