March 29, 2016 AT 5:00 pm

6 Teensy Robots Pull A 2-Ton Car With The Help Of Gecko Inspired Feet #Biomimicry

A team of tiny robots with adhesive feet inspired by gecko’s feet can move a 2-ton car. via linkis

The old saying is that many hands make light work, but in this case, many tiny robot feet make light work, too.

A fleet of teensy robots, collectively weighing less than a typical apple, have moved a 3,900-lb. (1,800 kilograms) car and driver.

The secret behind these tiny-but-mighty bots is a remarkable adhesive inspired by gecko feet.

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