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Blood-Sucking Vampires? Nope, Says Forensic Scientist, Just Nature’s Way of Recycling

Blood-Sucking Vampires? Nope, Says Forensic Scientist, Just Nature’s Way of Recycling

By Tom McLaughlin For centuries, tales of blood-sucking vampires have scared the daylights out of people around the world. These fictional tales largely originated in eastern European folklore, says Kimberlee Moran, but they are actually rooted in the natural – but little understood – science of human decomposition. For instance, explains the Rutgers University–Camden researcher, […]

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