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Washington Post: Making wood frame buildings more earthquake resistant

Release Date: July 18, 2006

An article distributed by Reuters news service looks at the $1.2 million NEESWood (Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation) project being conducted at UB to learn ways to improve the way wood-frame buildings are designed and constructed to produce homes able to better withstand the effects of earthquakes. The article appeared in a number of news sites, including The Washington Post. Then article also appeared in the newspaper Sudwest Presse, published in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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