Quake

Quake Test: Can NYC’s Row Houses Handle an Earthquake?

Designed to imitate the 2011 Virginia quake that rattled the East Coast, the test will occur at 11 a.m. Feb. 19 at the University at Buffalo’s…

New Stanford method enables sequencing of fetal genomes using only maternal blood sample

The findings from the new approach, to be published July 4 in Nature, are related to research that was reported a month ago from the University of Washington….

Japan Earthquake Appears to Increase Quake Risk Elsewhere in the Country

After studying data from Japan’s extensive seismic network, researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Kyoto University and the U.S….

Researchers Create Near-Real-Time Map of Japan Quake Aftershocks

Kevin Mulligan, director of the center, said the map was developed today following a lack of new information presented on major news outlets. The map connects…

Texas Tech Seismologist: Christchurch Quake Location Surprising, More Large Quakes Near City Unlikely

An earthquake measuring 6.3 rocked Christchurch three miles from the city center, and news reports have estimated 75 deaths with more than 300 people still…

Ten Years After Nisqually Quake, Northwest’s Seismic Dangers Still Lurk

Scientists from the University of Washington and the U.S. Geological Survey have increased their knowledge about the three different types of non-volcanic…

Big Quake in Central US Would Displace Millions

The researchers, whose focus is response requirements and social impacts, found that such a disaster would result in 80,000 injuries and 3,500 fatalities….

Quake Prediction Model Developed

The forecasting model developed by Danijel Schorlemmer, of the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, aims to predict the rough size and location of future…

Scientists Find 11 Times More Aftershocks for 2004 Quake

“We found almost 11 times more events in the first three days after the main event. That’s surprising because this is a well-instrumented place and almost 90…

Toward a faster prenatal test for Down syndrome

In a study scheduled for the Oct. 1, 2007 issue of ACS’ journal, Analytical Chemistry, Stanford University bioengineering professor and Howard Hughes Medical…