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Get a grip: How geckos are inspiring robotics 

Gecko-inspired adhesive is grippy and strong, yet gentle, enabling more precision for robot grippers. Image: UNSPLASH/CLAIN Dominique

Taylor Kubota

Science Writer, Stanford University


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