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These Tiny Teeth Hold the Strongest Material on Earth

Move over, spider silk, another substance takes the lead

(Newser) - There's a new strongest material on the planet, and it's found in the lowly mouth of a tiny snail-like sea creature called a limpet. The limpet's teeth, which are about a millimeter in length, are made up of fibers of goethite, and scientists report in the Royal... More »

Supreme Court Upholds Anti-Terror Law

Humanitarian groups can't give 'material support' to terrorists

(Newser) - The Supreme Court today upheld a US law that bars "material support" to foreign terrorist organizations, rejecting a free speech challenge from humanitarian aid groups. The court ruled, 6-3, that the government may prohibit all forms of aid to designated terrorist groups, even training and advice for entirely peaceful... More »

Feds Have Up to 12 Suspects in NYC Bomb Plot

Qaeda link could lead to material support charges for Zazi

(Newser) - Investigators have linked up to 12 others to the alleged bomb plot that led to the arrest of Najibullah Zazi, his father, and an informant Saturday, the Los Angeles Times reports. While details of the investigation and the plot are sketchy—an assistant AG says “no specific information regarding... More »

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