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ScienceDaily (Feb. 2, 2010) — Could humans one day walk on walls, like Spider-Man? A palm-sized device invented at Cornell that uses water surface tension as an adhesive bond just might make it possible.
For example, one of the researchers' prototypes was made with about 1,000 300-micron-sized holes, and it can hold about 30 grams -- more than 70 paper clips. They found that as they scaled down the holes and packed more of them onto the device, the adhesion got stronger. They estimate, then, that a one-square-inch device with millions of 1-micron-sized holes could hold more than 15 pounds.
a wall is nothing like a ladder, no footholds or hand grips
Originally posted by nophun
I cannot think of one legit use for someone like myself to own anything like this
Originally posted by Raist
No way more like rock climbing in my opinion.
Climbing a ladder would be easier.