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Skeptic Check: Zombies Aren't Real

Jan 24, 2013

Sun. 1/27 11a: Zombies are making a killing in popular culture. But where did the idea behind these mythical, cerebrum-supping nasties come from?

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Scientists at White Sands National Monument are studying hundreds of rare mammalian footprints that date back to the Ice Age. The impressions were discovered this summer by a pair of college students during a science internship.

From theĀ Fronteras Changing America Desk Monica Ortiz Uribe reports the prints are providing clues about the what the southwest region was like before the last great extinction.


This year marks the 200th anniversary of the births of two important figures in Western art and science: Felix Mendelssohn and Charles Darwin.