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'Marine repairmen': Limpets are construction workers of the seashore

New research shows that limpets can repair their damaged shells with biological material so that they are as strong as the originals. However, they are still vulnerable to multiple impacts and ‘spalling’ — a well-known cause of failure in engineering materials such as concrete.

(via WSJ)