Researchers develop wallpaper that helps hold walls together in earthquakes

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German researchers say they've developed "seismic" wallpaper that can hold a masonry wall together to keep it from crumbling in an earthquake.

April 11, 2012

German researchers say they've developed "seismic" wallpaper that can hold a masonry wall together to keep it from crumbling in an earthquake. Scientists used stiff, high-strength glass fibers woven together with the fibers running in four directions to distribute energy evenly when walls shake.

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