Bigfoot DNA ‘Evidence’ Is Published — But More Questions Are Raised

Bigfoot exists and there is DNA to prove it, or at least that’s what one scientific journal is claiming.

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The DeNovo Scientific Journal that published “evidence” of Bigfoot’s DNA is under fire for its legitimacy.

Bigfoot exists and there is DNA to prove it, or at least that’s what one scientific journal is claiming, according to the Huffington Post U.K.

The study, published in the DeNovo Scientific Journal is a culmination of lead researcher Melba Ketchum’s five years studyingalleged samples of the Sasquatch’s hair, blood, saliva and urine.

However, the legitimacy of the scientific journal that published the Sasquatch Genome Project is being questioned: Ketchum, a Texas researcher and former veterinarian, purchased the publication after her study, titled “Novel North American Hominins: Next Generation Sequencing of Three Whole Genomes and Associated Studies,” had been rejected by other journals.

 “Rather than spend another five years just trying to find a journal to publish and hoping that decent, open minded reviewers would be chosen, we acquired the rights to this journal and renamed it so we would not lose the passing peer reviews that are expected by the public and the scientific community,” wrote Ketchum on the project’s website.

The DeNovo Scientific Journal has no other studies, articles, papers or reviews, and only Ketchum’s paper has been “published” by the journal, NBC News pointed out. It also is not subscribed to by any major library or university, and its website apparently didn’t exist until three weeks ago. In the words of LiveScience’s Benjamin Radford, “It is not an existing, known or respected journal in any sense of the word.”

(MORE: Scientist Sets Out to Prove Sasquatch’s Existence via Blimp)

This isn’t the first time Ketchum’s Bigfoot DNA evidence has been met with criticism.  In November she released a statement about her Bigfoot findings, calling Bigfoot “a human hybrid” that had emerged 15,000 years ago through the mating of a human female and some other speciesunknown to science.  She has called on governments to recognize the Sasquatch as “an indigenous people and immediately protect their human and Constitutional rights.”

At that time, the Bigfoot study had not been peer-reviewed — and according to NBC News, while the study has now been published, it still hasn’t been assessed by reputable scientists.

(MORE: Should We Declare Open Season on Bigfoot?)

Ketchum’s Sasquatch Genome Project team has released a 19-second video, which reportedly shows a sleeping Bigfoot in Kentucky in 2005.  Although as the Huffington Post noted, the video only raises further questions.

14 comments
StephanieJLittleWolf
StephanieJLittleWolf

I know Melba and have found her to be a careful scientist.  Her intevrity and honesty are legitimate. Dont critisize her for going up against an extremely controlled "scientific" field that routinely denies hard physical evidence in human history and mKes up theories that it does accept left and right. What you should be questioning is why journals wont look at her work. Some independant labs who looked at her dna that was labeled unknown are the very labs who said the sample was a human hybrid. Not just melba. Do your fraking homework becore you critisize. There is an amazing finding here. Ive seen sasquatch in three states. With my own eyes. Im grateful melba has the courage and determination to follow through with this. It is the finxing of the century. This article leaves out the study and the scientist that it claims to be reporting on. Very biased. But thats nothing new.

VisFor
VisFor

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cough93
cough93

I wonder if she's related to Ash Ketchum...

kixassin
kixassin

that last comment was to you toledomarcos70 if you had a brain you probably wouldn't be on  this site and the only reason I'm here is because I'm doing a report for my professor

kixassin
kixassin

science isnt a religion stupid religions are based off of fate and science is based off of proof

jennifermonterola
jennifermonterola

I am eager to read the complete report. I have heard lot of tid bits about it. The most compelling evidence is that 13 different university labs all came up with the same data. I don't know much about DNA but everything I have read suggests it was contaminated to all have identical results. I believe in the possibility these creatures exist, too many people report seeing things that are unexplained and I can't see any reason for a person to dress up in a gorilla suit and go out in the middle of no where during open hunting season, that is just asking to be shot in the butt.

toledomarcos70
toledomarcos70

Unfortunately Science is a religion with it's own dogmas and theology's. That why it's resistance to Dr. Melba Kectiums finding of Sasquatch DNA.

roknsteve
roknsteve

Whenever these so-called scientists find anything in the world that doesn't fit their theories they try to bury it.  Science as religion?