[Radio] We Ask Not Why But How: Gecko gloves

geckogloveGeckos possess the amazing ability to cling tightly to almost any surface due to the incredible microstructures of their feet. A group of students over at Stanford University in America have designed a set of gloves that mimic this wall-clinging power and may allow people to climb up walls like a superhero. I asked Elliot Hawkes, the leader of the team, for how we might use this technology to scale new heights.

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