Limpet teeth are so strong they could reinforce boats, airplanes and racing cars

February 23, 2015 9:15 AM

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Limpet teeth are so strong they could reinforce boats, airplanes and racing cars

Limpet teeth are so strong that they could be used to make Formula 1 racing cars, boats and airplanes stronger, researchers say. Limpet teeth contain the strongest natural material on Earth – even stronger than spider silk.

Limpets are small salt and fresh water creatures that look like snails and stick to rocks. The majority of limpets live in seawater.

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