A team at Georgia Tech has discovered a Velcro-like way of mass-producing gecko-inspired adhesives. Principal investigator Prof. Michael Varenberg believes his team’s technology can someday be used on pick-and-place industrial machines, wall-scaling cleaners, and even small repair robots that travel on the external surface of the space station. Read the Tech Briefs Q&A.

This week’s Question: How Would You Use Gecko-Inspired Adhesion?

What do you think?