More modern zombies, such as those from 2013's "World War Z" might be a reflection of our faster-paced, Internet-fueled societies.They're undead, yet they're also capable of running down slow-footed victims, and they exhibit flickers of intelligence, too. They're undead, yet they move around like they're alive.Carbon is naturally in all living organisms and is replenished in the tissues by eating other organisms or by breathing air that contains carbon.At any particular time all living organisms have approximately the same ratio of carbon 12 to carbon 14 in their tissues.There have been a number of different types of zombies theorized by writers and scientists.Some are caused by a virus that infiltrates and manipulates the human body. Still others are a manifestation of a voodoo curse or perhaps a parasitic fungal infection. The method was developed by Willard Libby in the late 1940s and soon became a standard tool for archaeologists.Libby received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in 1960.
They slowly but relentlessly clawed their way toward any breathing person they could find, making up for their lack of speed with ceaseless patience and overwhelming numbers.Your first action will be to secure basic necessities for day-to-day survival. Legions of zombies, all scrambling to eat any humans left over from a ruined civilization. Your third phase will be to find a refuge that protects you from the wandering hordes — hordes of the undead.Just over one year ago, a magnitude-9 earthquake hit the Tohoku region of northeastern Japan, triggering one of the most destructive tsunamis in a thousand years.The Japanese—the most earthquake-prepared, seismically savvy people on the planet—were caught off-guard by the Tohoku quake’s savage power. Now scientists are calling attention to a dangerous area on the opposite side of the Ring of Fire, the Cascadia Subduction Zone, a fault that runs parallel to the Pacific coast of North America, from northern California to Vancouver Island.