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Distillations | Science History Institute

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Each episode of Distillations podcast takes a deep-dive into a moment of science-related history in order to shed light on the present.

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Zombies! How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Zombie Apocalypse

What can zombies teach us about our fears of survival? CHF's Michal Meyer and Bob Kenworthy talk to Deanna Day, a CHF fellow, and Robert Hicks, director of the College of Physicians’ Mütter Museum about what zombies can tell us about apocalyptic diseases and medical cures.

With the popularity of post-apocalyptic storytelling at an all-time high, CHF decided to look into the science, history, and sociology behind these fears. 

SHOW CLOCK:

00:20 Introduction

01:55 Interview with Deanna Day and Robert Hicks

28:48 Reflections with Michal Meyer and Bob Kenworthy

34:48 Closing Credits

CREDITS:

Hosts: Michal Meyer and Bob Kenworthy

Guests: Deanna Day and Robert Hicks

Editor: Mariel Carr

 

Check out Distillations magazine at distillations.org, where you'll find articles, videos, and our podcast. 

 

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