The Lizard That Uses Nanotechnology to Walk Upside Down

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From It’s OK to be Smart.

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Geckos can grip and climb almost anything. Walking up walls, hanging upside down… even from glass. It’s almost like they can defy gravity. How do they do it? The secret lies in nanotechnology. I’ll tell you how that works and how scientists are using this incredible gripping ability to inspire next-generation adhesives. Here’s the secret behind a gecko’s gravity defying grip.

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