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10/31/2012 07:55 am ET

Rare Syndromes Imitate Werewolves, Bodysnatchers, Zombies: Happy Halloween From Talk Nerdy To Me! (VIDEO)

Bodysnatchers, werewolves, zombies--oh my! Did you know that many of the Halloween horrors we know and love have scientific roots? It's true--there are real-life syndromes that mimic the themes found in the scariest of films and the spookiest of ghost stories. (Except ghosts, of course. They aren't real!)

So turn down the lights and watch my newest episode of Talk Nerdy To Me, a Halloween special guaranteed to make you scream (with laughter)!

And check out some of my previous videos filled with scary science in the slideshow below. Don't forget to tell us your tales of fright in the comments section at the bottom of the page. Come on, talk nerdy--I mean SPOOOOKY--to me!

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