Super-strong limpet teeth: let's hang on to their place in nature (page 2)

Scientists say structure of teeth could be reproduced in high-performance engineering to make Formula One cars, boats and planesScientists believe they may have found the strongest natural material known to man the teeth of the humble limpet, which could be copied to make the cars, boats and planes of the future. Continue reading...

Super-strong limpet teeth: let's hang on to their place in nature

Engineers have discovered that these molluscs' teeth are made of the strongest biological material in the world. But instead of trying to exploit them, we should leave the limpets to cling to ...

Wed 18 Feb 15 from Guardian.co.uk

Sea snail teeth may be the key to super-light race cars

It's increasingly common to find supercars, laptops and other gadgets clad in strong-yet-light carbon fiber, but scientists may have a better (if decidedly stranger) solution: sea snail teeth. ...

Wed 18 Feb 15 from Engadget

Sorry, spiders: Sea snails make strongest material on Earth

Step aside, Spider-Man: The world's strongest stuff isn't your silk; it's sea snail teeth

Wed 18 Feb 15 from FOXNews

Limpet teeth found to be strongest natural material

Scientists say structure of teeth could be reproduced in high-performance engineering to make Formula One cars, boats and planesScientists believe they may have found the strongest natural material ...

Wed 18 Feb 15 from Guardian.co.uk

The strongest material known to man: limpet teeth

According to a new study, limpet teeth may be the strongest material known to man, stronger than spider silk or kevlar. Scientists from Portsmouth University made the surprising discovery after ...

Wed 18 Feb 15 from ZME Science

Strongest material known to man? A limpet's tooth

Limpet's teeth are the strongest material known to man, it has emerged, as researchers consider the impact that the discovery could have on engineering and design in the future

Tue 17 Feb 15 from Telegraph.co.uk Science

Nature's Strongest Teeth Belong to Aquatic Snails

Spider silk is no longer the strongest known biological material, since that distinction now goes to the teeth of a rather unimposing marine creature.

Tue 17 Feb 15 from Discovery News

Strongest known natural material - spider silk or limpet teeth?

LONDON (Reuters) - Spider silk may lose its claim as the strongest known natural material after researchers found that limpet teeth have more mettle.

Tue 17 Feb 15 from Reuters

World's strongest material found in limpet teeth

Thu 19 Feb 15 from The Engineer

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