posted on Jul, 22 2007 @ 01:17 PM
"Geckel" is a super-strong adhesive that combines fibrous silicone, similar in structure to a gecko's foot, and a polymer that mimics the "glue"
used by mussels to attach themselves to rocks. They envision this as having great medical usages for sutures and bandages, as it is a water-resistant
Pretty neat when nature gives us technological advances...
[edit on 22-7-2007 by DimensionalDetective]