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Device that helps soldiers scale walls like Batman

November 27th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Inspired by Batman's comic book capers, a new device will enable sailors and soldiers to ascend walls with the panache of the super hero.Funded by the ... Read more...

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Now, gecko-inspired supersticky robots that scale walls, ceilings

April 28th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28 (ANI): If you thought it was only Spiderman who could glide on any surface with no apparent gravitational pull, then it's time to get out of fiction and look ... Read more...

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Gecko inspires creation of ’sticky nanotubes’ for industry

April 30th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Researchers are trying to harness the gecko's ability to scale walls effortlessly, with a practical bearing on military and industrial uses, by developing 'peel test' norms for nanosized ... Read more...

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