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Submission + - Holes Drilled in Ground Could Cloak Buildings from Earthquakes (sciencemag.org)

sciencehabit writes: Want to protect buildings from earthquakes? Turn the surrounding ground into Swiss cheese. Scientists have for the first time shown that a grid of holes in the ground can act as a kind of seismic wall, a development that could lead to technologies that protect buildings from the dangerous tremors of earthquakes.
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Holes Drilled in Ground Could Cloak Buildings from Earthquakes

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