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The inaugural Zombie Apocalypse Medicine Meeting, a four-day interdisciplinary conference at ASU where scientists, artists, doctors, ethicists, lawyers and other experts discuss the undead mythology and the idea of being controlled by outside forces, kicked off Thursday. “I think zombies are a very accessible way of engaging with some really complicated, complex scientific topics,” said conference chair and Department of Psychology Assistant Professor Athena Aktipis.

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