Issue Date: Sep 15, 2002
a computer system tested in Taiwan can give people as much as 25 seconds warning of an impending earthquake. This may not seem very long, but it is enough time for automated emergency systems to stop trains, shut down gas lines or tell surgeons to stop their work. "This could be the perfect 911 emergency call for earthquakes across the world," says Ta-Liang Teng of the us-based Southern California Earthquake Centre at the University of Southern California, who has developed the system.
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