Geckskin: A Revolutionary Adhesive Developed At UMass

UMass researchers have created a revolutionary new adhesive inspired by geckos. We’ll find out how Geckskin could transform everything from hanging up your flat screen TV to how firefighters scale burning buildings. We speak with one of the researchers.


  • Duncan Irschick, professor of biology at UMass Amherst and part of the team that developed Gechskin


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