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Is a Zombie Apocalypse Possible? Through The Wormhole

Could the walking dead actually be possible, we only thought it was possible in the movies but in this clip Morgan Freeman and scientists explain how i
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A 4:43 minute video that investigates the "Zombie-Ant Fungus". Zombies walk amongst us...
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Scientists have worked out how long humans would survive in a zombie apocalypse

Scientists have worked out how long humans would survive in a zombie apocalypse | Zombie Apocalypse - Senior Science (Forensics) | Scoop.it
Ever wondered how long you would survive in a zombie apocalypse? Well, don't flatter yourself. According to one new estimate, everyone would be dead in less than a year.
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A newspaper article based on university undergraduate papers.
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How Likely Is a Zombie Apocalypse?

How Likely Is a Zombie Apocalypse? | Zombie Apocalypse - Senior Science (Forensics) | Scoop.it

It seems like almost everyone is fairly big into zombies these days, whether that fandom is limited to catching The Walking Dead every Sunday or actually stockpiling water, ammo, and MREs..."

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IFL Science investigates the likelihood of a zombie apocalypse occuring and makes reference to popular TV shows about zombies.  A short article that includes reference to the Harvard Medical School blog post that is included in this Scoop.
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Zombie apocalypse? Only in your dreams - Harvard Health Blog

It's Halloween—a time when we're preoccupied with witches, ghouls, and other frightful creatures. But this year, no creature is generating as much buzz as the zombie. Zombies have inspired movies and TV shows, video games—even a bloody Pride and Prejudice takeoff. Could all this talk of the undead be foreshadowing a real-life zombie apocalypse? In fiction, yes. But not in real life. A Harvard ethnobotanist once found that a neurotoxin was the cause of several cases of zombie-like living deaths in Haiti. Oddly shaped proteins called prions have also been linked to brain diseases that vaguely resemble zombieism. In his novel The Zombie Autopsies, Dr. Steven Schlozman, a zombie enthusiast and professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, imagined an infection scenario that turns normal human beings into flesh-craving monsters. Although a pandemic that creates zombie-like symptoms is theoretically possible, a real-life zombie apocalypse shouldn't be high up on our list of worries.
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An article from Harvard Medical School.  Attempts to put our minds at ease about the possibility of a zombie apocalyse.  Has a link to a "zombie apocalypse preparedness guide".
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Is a Zombie Apocalypse Possible? Some People Suggest It's Not Just Science Fiction

Is a Zombie Apocalypse Possible? Some People Suggest It's Not Just Science Fiction | Zombie Apocalypse - Senior Science (Forensics) | Scoop.it
A zombie apocalypse can never happen. Right?
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Five examples from nature that suggest a zombie apocalypse if possible...
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Guess How Many People Will Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

Guess How Many People Will Survive A Zombie Apocalypse | Zombie Apocalypse - Senior Science (Forensics) | Scoop.it
A team of students at the University of Leicester adapted a computer model used to model the spread of infectious diseases to model a zombie apocalypse. How many humans do you think will be left 100 days after the first zombie appears?
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One of the few articles based on university studies of the probability of a zombie apocalypse.  The odds don't look good for the humans!
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Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse | | Blogs | CDC

CDC - Blogs - Public Health Matters Blog – Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse - Sharing our stories on preparing for and responding to public health events
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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S) has written a blog post to help us prepare for a zombie apocalypse!  Includes a brief history of zombies to provide understanding of these creatures.  There is also an opportunity to join the CDC Zombie Task Force.
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REVEALED: Zombie outbreak IS possible - and only needs evolution of ONE parasite to happen

REVEALED: Zombie outbreak IS possible - and only needs evolution of ONE parasite to happen | Zombie Apocalypse - Senior Science (Forensics) | Scoop.it
A ZOMBIE outbreak could occur, and it would only take the evolution of a certain virus or parasite to make it happen.
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A fun piece with some scientific basis.  This is an article from a tabloid newspaper in the UK.
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