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  • Bigfoot and Yeti DNA Study Gets Serious

    05/22/2012 6:44:00 PM PDT · by Theoria · 47 replies
    LiveScience ^ | 22 May 2012 | Jeanna Bryner
    A new university-backed project aims to investigate cryptic species such as the yeti whose existence is unproven, through genetic testing. Researchers from Oxford University and the Lausanne Museum of Zoology are asking anyone with a collection of cryptozoological material to submit descriptions of it. The researchers will then ask for hair and other samples for genetic identification. "I'm challenging and inviting the cryptozoologists to come up with the evidence instead of complaining that science is rejecting what they have to say," said geneticist Bryan Sykes of the University of Oxford. While Sykes doesn't expect to find solid evidence of a...