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Strongest known natural material - spider silk or limpet teeth?

Feb 19, 2015 - 8:53 AM

Spider silk may lose its claim as the strongest known natural material after researchers found that limpet teeth have more mettle

STRONGER THAN SPIDER SILK? A scanning electron microscope image of limpet teeth. Image courtesy University of Portsmouth.