On this second Friday the 13th of three in 2015, you may be wondering how to escape the zombies. Fear not. Cornell graduate student Alex Alemi and others wrote a scientific paper, "You Can Run, You Can Hide: The Epidemiology and Statistical Mechanics of Zombies," that presents a "quantitative study of [a] full-scale U.S. outbreak, including the average susceptibility of different geographical regions." The paper notes that zombies are a growing field in academic research!
For the true scientists out there that want to learn more, you can see the paper and get more info at this Cornell University Library website.