Pentagon Funds Spider-Man Tech for Real-Life Wall Crawlers

A team of chemical engineers at Cornell have created a palm-sized device that could one day turn troops into human wall crawlers, using an adhesive bond inspired by beetles. No surprise that Darpa, the Pentagon agency often inspired by sci-fi, is behind this one. They've been funding superhero efforts for years, from Superman X-Ray vision to human flight via cannonball (well, sorta). Spider-Man capabilities have been a top priority too, in hopes that troops might one day scale verticals...Full Story
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