German, American and British scientists have calculated the maximum speed which could move the dinosaurs. A study published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution.
For example, tyrannosaurs (weighing about six tons) could reach the speed of 30 kilometers per hour, a small velociraptors (20 kg) — up to 40 kilometers per hour, a large brahiozavry (about 80 tons) — up to 18 miles per hour.
The study shows that the maximum speed of the animals increases up to some value of its body mass, and then decreases. The reason for this, according to experts, is the energy deficit that occurs in the animal body during its accelerated motion until the maximum speed.
To such conclusions the authors came, creating a model that allows to predict the maximum speed of the developing animal, knowing only the weight of his body. In the basis of construction professionals formed the empirical data of 474 species with a mass of 30 micrograms to a hundred tons.
Scientists from the University of York and Imperial College London (UK) called the cause of the disappearance of the "British Atlantis", Doggerland that in the Mesolithic were located in the North sea and connects the British Isles with Eurasia. Preprint of the study is available in edition "Tapes.ru".
Researchers from Loma Linda University (USA) showed that the largest share of calories daily diet should have for Breakfast, and the minimum for dinner. This allows you to keep a normal and stable body mass index. A study published in the Journal of Nutrition.
An unusual signal, which, as previously thought, comes from the red dwarf Ross 128 and may be associated with extraterrestrial civilizations, has a terrestrial origin. "The signal is likely generated by one or more satellites," said Professor Abel Mendez from the University of Puerto Rico.
Serbian musician Emir Kusturica, who came to the Crimea with a group The No Smoking Orchestra with the program "milky way", during a concert in Yalta called wanting to go on stage. Once on the stage were about 30 girls, Kusturica began to dance with them, and then switched to pushups.
Rescuers found in a burned-out abandoned home in the village of Sukhobuzimskoye, Krasnoyarsk Krai bodies of five people, four of them children. Another child with smoke inhalation were taken to the Central district hospital, now with it the psychologist works.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker called on urgently to discuss the possible response of Brussels in the case of the adoption by Washington of a new package of anti-Russian sanctions, if they are not taken into account the interests of the European Union. He expressed concern that US actions can cause damage to companies from the Old world.