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Mashable: Limpets’ teeth have just taken the top spot on the leaderboard of nature’s strongest materials, leaving spiders’ silks in the dust.
The humble limpet, usually seen stuck to a rock or a boat’s hull, have “extreme strength” according to a new study by researchers at the University of Portsmouth, which was published Tuesday in the Royal Society’s journal Interface…
The physicist who is becoming increasingly eponymous with science on TV in the same way that the broadcaster and naturalist, David Attenbrough, has with wildlife programmes, or Janett Street-Porter became associated with youth programming in the eighties, is to be the figurehead for the Royal Society’s public engagement work. 387 more words