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Scientists from the Polytechnic of Turin, Italy claim to have created a “hierarchy of adhesive forces,” using carbon nanotubes, which are strong enough to hold the weight of a person suspended from a wall or ceiling. This tech could possible lead to a kind of microscopic hook and loop configuration, a la Velcro. And a world of wall-walking “underwear perverts” will surely ensue.

Nanotech Discovery Could Lead to Spiderman Suit – Link

Related:

  • Velcro being pulled apart – Link
  • Nanocarbon from Graphene to Nanotubes to Buckyballs – Link
Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


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