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From Gecko Feet to Sticky Tape (Imitating Nature)

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Publisher Comments:

Each volume in this series tells a story of biomimicry, or more specifically, how scientists and inventors have tried to imitate something in nature in an effort to create better, stronger, safer tools and processes for everyday life.

Synopsis:

The scientists of the Gecko Team have solved the age-old mystery of gecko climbing and sticking power. Geometry, not chemistry, was the answer. They are using their newfound knowledge to invent "gecko tape" that will stick anywhere and never lose its adhesive quality. Move over, Spiderman!

Product Details

ISBN:
9780737734874
Publisher:
KidHaven Press
Subject:
Treatment
Author:
Allman, Toney
Subject:
Diseases - General
Subject:
Diabetes
Subject:
Saliva.
Subject:
Diabetes -- Treatment.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Illnesses
Series:
Imitating Nature
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
7.24x9.24x.28 in. .48 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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From Gecko Feet to Sticky Tape (Imitating Nature)
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"Synopsis" by , The scientists of the Gecko Team have solved the age-old mystery of gecko climbing and sticking power. Geometry, not chemistry, was the answer. They are using their newfound knowledge to invent "gecko tape" that will stick anywhere and never lose its adhesive quality. Move over, Spiderman!
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