Their work will be released during Thursday's annual meeting of the American Physical Society in San Antonio, Texas. The scientists hope to learn something about real disease outbreak through their research (read their press release here). It is unclear whether the research will take into account the advantages zombies would gain because of the frequent traffic snafus on Colorado's highways. Researchers say the work is inspired by "World War Z," the 2013 zombie film featuring Brad Pitt.
Colorado has the country's 5th highest rate for fatal law enforcement shootings. CPR News created and analyzed a database of every shooting in which a suspect was injured or killed in the past six years. The database offers insight into trends that has surprised people throughout the criminal justice system.
Beginning March 2, CPR and KRCC will be aligning daytime weekday schedules to provide public radio listeners with a consistent listening experience along the entire I-25 corridor. As part of that change, Fresh Air returns to CPR at 2 p.m. Learn more.