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7026 No. 7026 ID: e8f72b

>The reason why limpets’ teeth are so strong is the structure of a hard mineral-protein composite called goethite.

>“The whole tooth is slightly less than a millimetre long but is curved, so the strength is dependent on both the shape of the tooth and the material,” Barber said. He suggested the durable material—its fibres “just the right size” to make a super resilient structure— could be replicated to make cars, boats, and airplanes.
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The only important thing we should be asking ourselves is if enough snails could chew through a tank.
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