Suction Cup and Bumpy Vase (image) University of California - San Diego Share Print E-Mail Caption The suction cup researchers developed is capable of lifting bumpy objects. It also lifts many times its weight in and out of water. Credit University of California San Diego Usage Restrictions Please credit University of California San Diego 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.