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Naples earthquake: 2 dead, 39 injured, 7 missing as Ischia rocked by quake on VOLCANO edge – Express.co.uk

August 23, 2017 |

Naples earthquake: 2 dead, 39 injured, 7 missing as Ischia rocked by quake on VOLCANO edgeExpress.co.ukThe 4.3 magnitude quake hit the tourist hotspot at 8:57pm local time (7:57pm UK time), destroying several buildings across the island. Two women died and … Read More

At least 1 dead after earthquake rattles Italian resort island of Ischia – CBS News

August 23, 2017 |

At least 1 dead after earthquake rattles Italian resort island of IschiaCBS NewsROME — An earthquake rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season Monday night, killing at least one person and trapping a half … Read More

A pair of books explores American earthquakes, past and future – Science Magazine (blog)

August 15, 2017 |

A pair of books explores American earthquakes, past and futureScience Magazine (blog)Quakeland offers a guided tour of seismic hazards throughout the United States. In addition to covering earthquake hazards in the western states, Miles provides an accessible overview of midplate … Read More

Using energy-based designs to enhance earthquake hazard resistance – MIT News

August 15, 2017 |

Using energy-based designs to enhance earthquake hazard resistanceMIT NewsThe collaboration is funded by the MIT-Turkey – Boazii University Seed Fund from MIT’s International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI), a recent addition to the MISTI Global Seed Funds. A design paradigm … Read More

These 2500-Year-Old Chinese Wood Joints Make Buildings Earthquake-Proof – GineersNow (press release) (registration) (blog)

August 9, 2017 |

These 2500-Year-Old Chinese Wood Joints Make Buildings Earthquake-ProofGineersNow (press release) (registration) (blog)To be able to develop buildings that are earthquake proof nowadays a lot of time and effort is needed from architects and engineers. But there is already one country … Read More

Engineers test new building material on world’s largest quake simulator – CBS 8 San Diego

August 7, 2017 |

Engineers test new building material on world’s largest quake simulatorCBS 8 San DiegoThe structures also have what is called a rocking wall system, which is designed to recenter the a building after an earthquake. Engineers even partially wired the structureRead More