Zombie Attack! #107

April 08, 2011

This episode was recorded when Science for the People was called Skeptically Speaking.

We dig into the fascinating ways these movie monsters overlap with real-world science. We talk to entomologist David P. Hughes, about his work studying parasites that use mind control to direct the behavior of their hosts. And mathematician Robert Smith? shares the results of his paper that models the best ways to control the spread of a zombie infestation.

Guests:

  • David P. Hughes
  • Robert Smith?
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