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Scientists plan DNA hunt for Loch Ness monster next month

Scientists plan DNA hunt for Loch Ness monster next monthA global team of scientists plans to scour the icy depths of Loch Ness next month using environmental DNA (eDNA) in an experiment that may discover whether Scotland’s fabled monster really does, or did, exist. “This DNA can be captured, sequenced and then used to identify that creature by comparing the sequence obtained to large databases of known genetic sequences from hundreds of thousands of different organisms,” said team spokesman Professor Neil Gemmell of the University of Otago in New Zealand. The most famous picture of Nessie, known as the “surgeon’s photo”, was taken in 1934 and showed a head on a long neck emerging from the water.



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Scientists plan DNA hunt for Loch Ness monster next month

Scientists plan DNA hunt for Loch Ness monster next monthA global team of scientists plans to scour the icy depths of Loch Ness next month using environmental DNA (eDNA) in an experiment that may discover whether Scotland’s fabled monster really does, or did, exist. “This DNA can be captured, sequenced and then used to identify that creature by comparing the sequence obtained to large databases of known genetic sequences from hundreds of thousands of different organisms,” said team spokesman Professor Neil Gemmell of the University of Otago in New Zealand. The most famous picture of Nessie, known as the “surgeon’s photo”, was taken in 1934 and showed a head on a long neck emerging from the water.



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Scientists 'Hunting' for the Loch Ness Monster Will Test the Lake's DNA

Scientists 'Hunting' for the Loch Ness Monster Will Test the Lake's DNA"It's unlikely there is a monster, but I want to test that hypothesis," said University of Otago professor Neil Gemmell



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Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samplesWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have described seeing a monster that some believe lurks in the depths.



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Is This the Loch Ness Monster? Scientists to Finally Find Out the Truth

Is This the Loch Ness Monster? Scientists to Finally Find Out the TruthA little girl's eerie footage has people scratching their heads in Scotland.



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'No idea we had a monster under our roof' say couple who took in Florida gunman

'No idea we had a monster under our roof' say couple who took in Florida gunmanCruz, 19, moved in with James and Kimberly Snead of Parkland, Florida in late November after his adoptive mother died earlier that month from complications of pneumonia, they told the South Florida Sun Sentinel in an interview published Sunday. “I told him there’d be rules and he followed every rule to the T,” James Snead, 48, an army veteran and military intelligence analyst, told the paper. “We had this monster living under our roof and we didn’t know,” added Kimberly Snead, 49, a neonatal nurse.



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RNC Chair Struggles To Explain Why Harvey Weinstein Is A Monster But Trump Isn't

RNC Chair Struggles To Explain Why Harvey Weinstein Is A Monster But Trump Isn'tRNC chair says allegations about Harvey Weinstein and Donald Trump are “not even comparable” t.co/blAHyKbYw8

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Irma: Miami in Direct Path of Monster Storm

Irma: Miami in Direct Path of Monster StormFlorida Gov. Rick Scott urged residents in and around the city to evacuate after forecasts showed the city was in real danger of a direct hit by the Category 5 storm.



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Spiky Ankylosaurus Looks Like Monster from 'Ghostbusters'

Spiky Ankylosaurus Looks Like Monster from 'Ghostbusters'Due to its uncanny resemblance to Zuul, paleontologists are calling it Zuul crurivastator (CRUR-uh-vass-TATE-or). The genus name is a nod to Zuul, the fictional Gatekeeper of Gozer in “Ghostbusters.” The species name translates to “destroyer of shins” in Latin, a name inspired by the club at the end of the dinosaur’s tail. Like Zuul in “Ghostbusters,” Z. crurivastator has a short, rounded snout, large horns and a gnarled appearance, the researchers said.



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