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Helmholtz Association

Microhairs Similar to the Gecko's Setae

Caption: This shows microhairs similar to the gecko's setae before and after cleaning through lateral friction contact with a smooth surface.

Credit: Photograph with scanning electron microscope: Michael Röhrig, KIT

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