Gecko Tape Could Mean Spider-Man Climbing Suits

A new material relies on millions of tiny plastic fibers that can grip solids as the fabric slides across them, then quickly release those objects when pulled away vertically. The technology is based on the anatomy of a spider's gecko's foot, and may be used for things like hanging art on a wall, or wrapping a broken… » 2/04/08 6:45pm 2/04/08 6:45pm