The Science of Monsters


medusa7From Science Friday, in Medusa’s Gaze and Vampire’s Bite: The Science of Monsters, science journalist Matt Kaplan writes of real-life zombies in Haiti, poisoned by a witch’s brew of pufferfish and tree frogs, and discusses how rabies infection could explain the vampire’s aversion to garlic, water and sunlight.

Host Ira Flatow interviews – Matt Kaplan, Author, “Medusa’s Gaze and Vampire’s Bite: The Science of Monsters” (Scribner, 2012) Science journalist, London, England. Produced by Christopher Intagliata, Associate Senior Producer, but we bring it to you BANGWAVE style.

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