Zombie Science

How parasites turn animals into "zombies"--and why we are so fascinated with these creatures

How Do Animals Become Zombies? Instant Egghead [Video]

Scientific American explains how animals--and possibly humans--can become real-life zombies


Zombie Creatures: What Happens When Animals Are Possessed by a Parasitic Puppet Master? [Slide Show]

From fungi to flies, some parasitic species have figured out how to control their host's behavior to get what they need. See what happens when bugs go really bad


Zombie Insects: A Q&A about a Sinister Virus

A bug expert discusses a sinister virus that causes gypsy moth caterpillars to self-destruct


Zombie Flies May Be Killing Honeybees

Scientists have uncovered a surprising clue to the causes of colony collapse disorder


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