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A biorobotic adhesive disc for underwater hitchhiking inspired by the remora suckerfish

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Science Robotics  20 Sep 2017:
Vol. 2, Issue 10, eaan8072
DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.aan8072

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vol. 2 no. 10

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  • Received May 22, 2017
  • Accepted August 28, 2017

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  1. Yueping Wang1,*,
  2. Xingbang Yang1,2,*,
  3. Yufeng Chen3,*,
  4. Dylan K. Wainwright4,
  5. Christopher P. Kenaley5,
  6. Zheyuan Gong1,
  7. Zemin Liu1,
  8. Huan Liu6,
  9. Juan Guan7,
  10. Tianmiao Wang1,
  11. James C. Weaver3,
  12. Robert J. Wood3, and
  13. Li Wen1,
  1. 1School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Beihang University, Beijing, China.
  2. 2School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China.
  3. 3John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.
  4. 4Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.
  5. 5Department of Biology, Boston College, Boston, MA 02215, USA.
  6. 6School of Chemical Science and Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China.
  7. 7School of Material Science and Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: liwen{at}buaa.edu.cn (L.W.); rjwood{at}eecs.harvard.edu (R.J.W.)
  1. * These authors contributed equally to this work.

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