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


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