Spectrum | 17.11.2009 | 19:30
Buildings stand up to the pressure of bombs and Mother Nature
Even when bomb explosions do not claim human lives, they are extremely damaging to the buildings in the vicinity of the blast. In Pakistan and Iraq, bombs explosions have, unfortunately, become an almost daily occurrence. Here in Europe researchers are working on two new innovations which can give any building - from banks to embassies - more protection against attacks and natural disasters.
Report: Hellmuth Nordwig/Kate Laycock