29 Feb '12, 12pm

10 leaping animals in celebration of of Leap Day!

10 leaping animals in celebration of of Leap Day!

He and his colleagues have also looked at how cockroaches run, crabs crawl and other animals leap to see how they might help make robots mobile as well as other applications. Leaping geckos, which can right themselves when falling similar to a cat only by swinging their tails, have sticky hairs on their toes that allow them to stick and then restick quickly, even to slick surfaces. The researchers are replicating this adhesive to build a better bandage that can be adjusted and reapplied like Velcro rather than using adhesives that can cause infections. Full says the applications of such an adhesive might be endless: “This type of adhesive could be used in every piece of clothing, in your cars, on your wall, everywhere.”

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