Scientists Declare Limpet Teeth as the Strongest Natural Material

February 21, 2015 1:20 PM

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Scientists Declare Limpet Teeth as the Strongest Natural Material

Scientists have discovered that Limpet teeth are the strongest known natural material, much stronger than titanium, Kevlar and even spider silk.

The research team led by Asa Barber, a professor in the school of engineering at the University of Portsmouth in England, reported that they found this strongest material in the teeth of a small, vegetarian sea snail known as limpet.

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