Sorry, spiders: Sea snails make strongest material on Earth

February 18, 2015 11:52 AM

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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.

The teeth of the common limpet species (Patella vulgata) are tougher than Kevlar and stronger than spider silk, researchers report in the Feb. 18 issue of The Royal Society journal Interface.

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