News tagged with collapse

Building collapse during earthquake aftershocks

Earthquakes kill, but their aftershocks can cause the rapid collapse of buildings left standing in the aftermath of the initial quake. Research published in the International Journal of Reliability and Safety offers a new ...

dateMay 28, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Work with baker's yeast has implications for ecology

A physicist, a mathematician, and an economist walk into a bakery. It sounds like the opening of a witty one-liner, but for Jeff Gore, the Latham Family Career Development Assistant Professor of Physics at MIT, it marks the ...

dateDec 30, 2014 in Ecology
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