Crosby, Bartlett, Irschick create Geckskin, a super adhesive device based on gecko feet

Alfred Crosby and his doctoral student Michael Bartlett, Polymer Science and Engineering have collaborated with Duncan Irschick, Biology, have invented Geckskin, the new super-adhesive device developed based on the mechanics of gecko feet. The discovery of Geckskin, a device that can hold 700 pounds on a smooth wall, is published in the current online issue of Advanced Materials. Scientific American,,, CleanTechnica, Mass High Tech,, Red Orbit, Press Release, Technology Review, WGGB-TV 40,,, Fox News, UMass Video,, Geckskin website