Gloves and footwear engineered by Stanford grad student Elliot Hawkes and his team allow the user to scale walls like a gecko.
“You keep expecting to slip off, and when you don’t, it surprises you. It’s pretty exhilarating,” Hawkes said on Stanford’s website.
He developed a reusable adhesive that creates a strong bond but can also release with very little effort.
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Hawkes’ device can only support up to 200 pounds. For now.