Alberta researcher developing earthquake-resistant concrete

One of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history took place early on a January morning in 1994, when a 6.7 magnitude earthquake occurred 20 miles north of downtown Los Angeles.

Fifty-seven people were killed, and almost 9,000 others injured. Property damage was estimated at up to $50 billion.

The Northridge earthquake, as it came to be known, gained worldwide attention because of the extensive damage it caused to the region’s freeway network.

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