Gecko Feet Are Key to New Adhesive's Power (image) University of Massachusetts at Amherst Share Print E-Mail Caption To substantiate their claims of Geckskin's properties, the UMass Amherst team compared three versions to the abilities of a living Tokay gecko on several surfaces. As predicted by their theory, one Geckskin version matches and even exceeds the gecko's performance on all tested surfaces. Credit UMass Amherst Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.