Geckskin featured on Discovery Channel's Daily Planet

Picture of Duncan Irshick and gecko
May 9, 2012

The Discovery Channel's Daily Planet featured a segment on Geckskin, the new super-adhesive device based on the mechanics of gecko feet, developed by Al Crosby, Polymer Science and Engineering, Duncan Irschick, Biology, and colleagues. The new material allows for resusable hand-sized adhesive pads to cling to a smooth surface such as glass and hold up to 300 kilograms. Learn more on the Geckskin website.

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