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  • The glue, dubbed "geckel," can have innumerable uses, say the inventors, whose research was published on Wednesday in Nature, the weekly British journal.

    Gecko Gives Rise to New Superglue | Impact Lab

  • The result is "geckel" gecko + mussel — an adhesive that has been tested to stick through 1000 contact/release cycles, but remains highly adhesive when underwater, too.

    Gecko Gives Rise to New Superglue | Impact Lab

  • "I envision that adhesive tapes made out of geckel could be used to replace sutures for wound closure and may also be useful as a water-resistant adhesives for bandages and drug-delivery patches," he said in a press release.

    Gecko Gives Rise to New Superglue | Impact Lab

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