Surprising spider hair discovery may inspire stronger adhesives
Engineers impressed by the functional great diversity of hairs on spider legs
(Press-News.org) Just how do spiders walk straight up -- and even upside-down across -- so many different types of surfaces? Answering this question could open up new opportunities for creating powerful, yet reversible, bioinspired adhesives. Scientists have been working to better understand spider feet for the past several decades. Now, a new study in END
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Engineers impressed by the functional great diversity of hairs on spider legs