Speed Limits Predicted

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This new Journal of Experimental Biology article shows that the constructal law predicts the evolution of speed sports: the fastest runners and swimmers will be heavier, taller and more slender. In the future, speed competitions might have to be divided into weight categories.

Article: JEB article (PDF)
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