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Directing the Herd: Crowds and the Science of Evacuation

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Science  14 Oct 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5746, pp. 219-221
DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5746.219

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VIENNA, AUSTRIA-- No skyscrapers are designed to be able to disgorge all their occupants in a dire emergency like the attack on the World Trade Center towers. Can they be made safer?

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