Tag: study

Four-year Bigfoot research project in Oklahoma yields intriguing and unexplained results

Here’s a strange beast – a comprehensive report of a research study intended to document the apparent presence of native “wood apes” (popularly known as Bigfoot) in the Ouachita mountains of Oklahoma. The North American Wood Ape Conservancy consists of serious researchers who carefully plan their approach and document their findings. They have published a…

Sykes’ Yeti-polar bear data conclusions challenged

There is an update to the story about ancient polar bear DNA found in the samples gathered while searching for the Yeti in Asia. It throws doubt on the results that there is a new type of hybrid bear. BBC News – Scientists challenge ‘Abominable Snowman DNA’ results. Last year, Oxford University genetics professor Bryan Sykes…

Is there a magnet buried under trailer parks to attract tornadoes?

Why are tornadoes attracted to trailer parks? Is it a myth? Well, sort of but not really… We can see why this idea comes about because of statistics and physics. Study Might Explain Why Trailer Parks Seem To Be Tornado Magnets. Researchers at Purdue University think they have pinpointed areas where tornadoes are more likely…

Acupuncture is pseudoscience, said for the hundred thousandth time

I’m not sure how many times it has to be said… New Study Exposes Acupuncture As Pseudoscience – SFGate. A new study published online in the journal Cancer suggests that any relief acupuncture brings may be the result of a placebo effect. Researchers followed a group of 47 women being treated with aromatase inhibitors, a…

Journal board tells Ketchum to knock it off

The former directors of the Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Exploration in Zoology – JAMEZ – have warned Melba Ketchum to stop saying she bought their journal and obtained peer review for her Bigfoot DNA study. The dominos continue to fall as her study continues to degrade. Hard to imagine it can GET much lower but…

DNA expert’s view of the Ketchum Bigfoot DNA claim

Dr. Todd Disotell appeared on the Parsec-award winning podcast, Monster Talk, earlier this week to discuss the press release from Dr. Melba Ketchum regarding the Bigfoot DNA study she spearheaded. Monster Talk: SASQUATCH: KETCHUM IF YOU CAN Dr. Disotell is a Professor of Anthropology at New York University. His research specialties include primate evolution, genetics and…

The continuing saga of Sasquatch DNA

It’s been a busy week in Sasquatchery. As we reported on Saturday, a press release was issued officially by Dr. Melba Ketchum’s DNA Diagnostics announcing the study she completed which is awaiting publication regarding the collection and analysis of supposedly Bigfoot DNA. Since then, many outlets have picked up the story, several have used our…