Monday, May 29, 2006

Robotic Gecko, other things

Marky Cutkosky and colleagues at Stanford University created this gecko-like robot with sticky feet that can scamper up a wall.

Stickybot, developed by Mark Cutkosky and his team at Stanford University in California, has feet with synthetic setae made of an elastomer. These tiny polymer pads ensure a large area of contact between the feet and the wall, maximising the van der Waals stickiness.
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Bonus: Video of Ferrofluid sculpture: Link
 
Double bonus: Sand sculptures:
 
all via Neatorama

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