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Blame human psychology. burningangelstudios

Why the fear of zombies? Look at the eyes

Zombies are undergoing a revival. Our screens have been filled with films such as “Zombieland”, “World War Z” and “Resident Evil”. Many home-made zombie will be knocking at our doors this week for Halloween…
The Brad Pitt zombie action thriller World War Z has a strong enough premise to give us pause to think. Image from

Tipping the balance towards humanity in World War Z

Could a dire new infection sweep the world in a matter of weeks? Might the disease be so strange that it alters the behaviour of people beyond recognition, making them predatory and fearless? Could a great…
Could you survive if the world was overrun by undead? DayZ

Surviving the zombie apocalypse: the DayZ experiment

Amid the resurgent popularity of zombies in recent years – think The Walking Dead, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Shaun of the Dead and so on – the 2011 publication of Dan Drezner’s Theories of International…
Scientists are working on ways to make a fingerprint scanner differentiate between a living or dead finger, limiting the chance security will be breached by using an amputated digit. Or a zombie. Flickr/theogeo

How to zombie-proof a fingerprint scanner

High-tech fingerprint scanners may stop most thieves accessing a restricted area, but they have one fatal flaw: scanners…

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