Lizard Study May Create Super-Strong 'Gecko' Tape Researchers studying geckos say millions of tiny hairs on the lizards' feet allow them to climb walls at astonishing speed. They think the knowledge could lead to a super-strong tape for human use. Hear NPR's Linda Wertheimer and professor Robert Full of the University of California at Berkeley.
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Lizard Study May Create Super-Strong 'Gecko' Tape

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Lizard Study May Create Super-Strong 'Gecko' Tape

Lizard Study May Create Super-Strong 'Gecko' Tape

Lizard Study May Create Super-Strong 'Gecko' Tape

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Researchers studying geckos say millions of tiny hairs on the lizards' feet allow them to climb walls at astonishing speed. They think the knowledge could lead to a super-strong tape for human use. Hear NPR's Linda Wertheimer and professor Robert Full of the University of California at Berkeley.