G. humeralis in French Guiana.Photo credit: Timothy Higham, UC Riverside.
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How Gecko Feet Got Sticky

30.06.2017 tribonet 165 Views
UC Riverside-led study offers evidence that small morphological changes can lead to large changes in function RIVERSIDE, Calif. – How do key innovations in the animal kingdom arise? To explore this question, gecko expert Timothy Higham, […]
Soft Adhesion Gripping Small
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Grab things like a Gecko: a new gripping system

22.05.2017 tribonet 4,765 Views
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems have developed a soft gripping system that uses differential air pressure and a gecko-inspired adhesive for exceptional bonding to three-dimensional objects. The findings […]