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Tiny Robots with Sticky Feet Drag Heavy Loads: Atlas Tugged

Tiny Robots with Sticky Feet Drag Heavy Loads: Atlas Tugged
A few years ago we saw a prototype for a robot with gecko-like pads, allowing it to stick to and move on uneven and vertical surfaces. A group of Stanford students made two robots with the same inspiration, but this time instead of settling for wall-climbing, these tiny robots are designed to drag objects that are a hundred to two thousand times their own weight.

Researchers Develop Strong, Removable Adhesive Based on Gecko Feet

Researchers Develop Strong, Removable Adhesive Based on Gecko Feet
I’m not a big fan of lizards, they are gross, they try to bite you, and if you do catch a lizard, it will either poop on you or its tail will break off. Getting left holding a dismembered lizard tail is one of the more unsettling experiences in life.
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Robot Makes Like a Gecko, Climbs Walls, Won’t Try to Sell You Insurance

Robot Makes Like a Gecko, Climbs Walls, Won’t Try to Sell You Insurance
The gecko. Nature’s car insurance salesman, climber of walls, rocks and trees everywhere. Roboticists are finally getting a handle on how to mimic this creatures characteristics in robot form.
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