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DNA from a supposed Abominable Snowman actually came from a horse, but that doesn't mean stories of the Yeti passed on by local people aren't important.
Scientists have scanned the mummified remains of a supposed "mermaid" from Japan. The initial results suggest it is a horrifying mix of fish, monkey and lizard parts.
One difficulty in scientifically evaluating is ghost are real is the surprisingly wide variety of phenomena attributed to ghosts.
There is a long U.S. legacy of plutocrat-funded pseudoscience. Congress just embraced it.
Pareidolia is the phenomenon in which people see faces or other patterns in ambiguous images, such as Jesus on toast or the man in the moon.
Under some circumstances, people may become more aggressive when they're overheated. But other decision-making doesn't seem to be affected.
A visitor attraction in Scotland is enlisting the help of volunteers to search for Nessie, but it's unlikely to yield a monster discovery.
The team of researchers and conservationists will collect scientific data, while also training the next generation of environmentalists.
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