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    UT responds to Haiti earthquake

    By Marc Airhart
    Marc Airhart
    Published: July 26, 2010

    Five geoscientists and two engineers traveled to Haiti in the weeks following the fifth deadliest earthquake in history. They helped unravel mysteries about what triggered the quake and offer recommendations to save lives in future quakes. They also witnessed a human tragedy that is still unfolding. Here’s what they saw.

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      Kansas City Real Estate said on Aug. 1, 2010 at 10:20 p.m.
      I hope the people of Haiti are able to rebuild soon. Hopefully they will be able to use new building technology. I also hope the recommendations are well received. Thanks for the pics.
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