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GANGRENE, LEPROSY AND ZOMBIE DECAY

GANGRENE, LEPROSY AND ZOMBIE DECAY

Decay theory is perhaps the most popular topic of zombie research. However, the majority of our observations and assumptions come from the study of cadavers, ...

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SCIENTISTS DISCOVER UNDEAD GENES

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER UNDEAD GENES

Scientists have recently discovered that hundreds of genes used in the growth and development of life begin functioning after death. The discovery, and subsequent papers ...

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ZOMBIES SHOULD GLOW IN THE DARK

ZOMBIES SHOULD GLOW IN THE DARK

Known by doctors but not so much by lay-people is the fact that after several days of decomposition, a human body will often glow.  In ...

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NEUROSCIENTISTS EXPLAIN THE UNDEAD

NEUROSCIENTISTS EXPLAIN THE UNDEAD

Distinguished neuroscientist Timothy Verstynen, professor of psychology at Carnegie Mellon University, visited Google’s Cambridge, MA office on Halloween. He was there to discuss the book ...

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SUPERCOMPUTER TO DO ZOMBIE OUTBREAK SIMS

SUPERCOMPUTER TO DO ZOMBIE OUTBREAK SIMS

The National Science Foundation recently funded science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students at Texas Tech University, to help them develop a computer system (supercomputer) ...

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ANIMALS VS. ZOMBIES: WHO WOULD WIN?

ANIMALS VS. ZOMBIES: WHO WOULD WIN?

National Wildlife Federation naturalist David Mizejewski recently published an article (on BoingBoing) in which he examines a little discussed  zombie apocalypse topic.  Exactly  how would ...

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WHY ZOMBIES DON’T LOOK LIKE SANTA

WHY ZOMBIES DON’T LOOK LIKE SANTA

Since it’s commonly thought that a person’s hair and nails continue to grow after death, shouldn’t all male zombies have long beards? The short answer ...

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ELEMENTS OF ZOMBIE DECAY (Part 1)

ELEMENTS OF ZOMBIE DECAY (Part 1)

Written by 1LT Chris Post One of the greatest determiners in how long the coming zombie plague will last is the lifespan of zombies themselves. ...

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HOW LONG DO ZOMBIES LAST?

One of the central areas of interest for ZRS is the zombie lifespan.  The theory being that if a rough threat timeline can be established ...

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FRESH STAGE DECAY & THE ZOMBIE LIFESPAN

Reader Janine C. recently asked, “How long can a zombie survive?”  Answering this question is at the core of the Zombie Research Society’s mission, and ...

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