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DNA Analyses Of Hair Samples Reveal No Evidence Of Bigfoot, Yeti
2014-07-02 14:44:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the legend of Bigfoot is quite popular, popular enough for its own reality television show, a team of international scientists has tested 30 archival hair samples linked to the legendary beast and concluded that none of them can be attributed to any such creature. "Don't give up yet, the yeti may still be out there," study author Bryan Sykes recently told The Guardian. In a study published in The Proceedings of the Royal...

British Professor Claims Yeti Is A Polar Bear Hybrid
2013-10-18 08:44:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Abominable Snowman, also known as the Yeti, has been reportedly traipsing the Himalayan hillsides for millennia. Sightings of this assumed ape-like cryptid have been occurring since the 19th century, gaining in popularity in the 20th century only after the advent of exploration to the region. While most accounts of this cryptid have offered up striking similarities to the American Sasquatch, as well as other primate-like...

New Yet Research Project To Look For DNA
2012-05-23 05:27:14

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Wolfson College is taking a giant leap forward by attempting to discover the legendary Yeti through analyzing samples of teeth and hair. The college, which is part of Oxford University, is asking for Yeti samples so it can use the latest DNA technology to analyze the fabled beast's genome against other species in the world. "As part of a larger enquiry into the genetic relationship between our own species Homo sapiens and other hominids, we invite...

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2006-06-07 08:27:00

LONDON -- Tom Robinson had long wondered about his family tree. He never suspected its roots might lie in the Mongolian steppe. The Florida accountant knew that his great, great-grandfather had come to the United States from England - but beyond that his research drew a blank. So he turned to the burgeoning field of "bioarchaeology," having his DNA tested to see what it revealed about his origins. He was in for a surprise. According to a British geneticist who pioneered the research, Robinson...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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