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DISPOSING OF THE UNDEAD: CREMATION

DISPOSING OF THE UNDEAD: CREMATION

While much of our time is focused on simply surviving a zombie apocalypse, rarely do we consider life after the fact. If mankind is to ...

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ZOMBIE DEER & CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE

ZOMBIE DEER & CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE

Between 1986 and 1998, more than 180,000 cattle in the United Kingdom were infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy; otherwise known as mad cow disease. Despite ...

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‘NODDING DISEASE’ AKA ‘ZOMBIE DISEASE’ IN UGANDAN CHILDREN

‘NODDING DISEASE’ AKA ‘ZOMBIE DISEASE’ IN UGANDAN CHILDREN

In Northern Uganda, approximately 3000 children have become afflicted with what has been called “nodding disease,” or more colloquially “zombie disease.”  It only affects children, ...

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ZIKA VIRUS ADAPTS ITSELF FOR THE USA

ZIKA VIRUS ADAPTS ITSELF FOR THE USA

Reports of the Zika virus have been widespread recently, prompting officials to declare an international public health emergency. Until recently, both the Centers for Disease ...

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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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NEW ZOMBIE ANT FUNGUS DISCOVERED

NEW ZOMBIE ANT FUNGUS DISCOVERED

We have covered extensively the Ophiocordyceps fungus that affects ants in the wilderness– one that takes over the brain of the ant, and makes it ...

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MAX BROOKS AND EBOLA

MAX BROOKS AND EBOLA

Always the eloquent Max Brooks has stepped forward to explain why the Ebola epidemic is NOT the World War Z epidemic. Reuters: My fictional plague ...

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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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EBOLA ZOMBIES… AGAIN?

EBOLA ZOMBIES… AGAIN?

I hesitated writing this article, so as not to add fodder to the ridiculous rumors surrounding Ebola and zombies, rumors that won’t die– like the ...

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‘EBOLA ZOMBIE’ RUMORS

‘EBOLA ZOMBIE’ RUMORS

Last week we reported on US Health Agencies’ intention to grant  an exclusive license to a Minnesota company, to develop a vaccine for Ebola; one ...

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