Grippy not sticky: Stanford engineers debut an incredibly adhesive material that doesn’t get stuck

Grippy not sticky: Stanford engineers debut an incredibly adhesive material that doesn't get stuck

A material inspired by the unique physics of geckos' fingertips could allow robotic hands to grip nearly any type of object without applying excessive pressure.

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Rich people will become immortal ‘god-like’ cyborgs in 200 years

Rich people will become immortal ‘god-like’ cyborgs in 200 years

Rich people living 200 years from now are likely to become “god-like” immortal cyborgs, while the poor will die out, an historian has claimed. Yuval Noah Harari, a professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, said the merger of humans and machines would be the greatest evolution since the appearance of life. He added the greatest minds in computer engineering already believe death is a mere technological problem with a solution.

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