Could the Loch Ness monster be a giant eel?

Is the Loch Ness monster a shark? A giant catfish? A sturgeon? No, it's a giant eel! Or at least it could be, according to a study published on Thursday.

Study investigates potential risk of Taurid meteor swarm

A new study from Western University posits proof to the possibility that an oncoming swarm of meteors—likened to the Loch Ness Monster and Bigfoot by some extraterrestrial experts—may indeed pose an existential risk for ...

Scientist launches hunt for Loch Ness 'monster DNA'

Tales of a giant creature lurking beneath the murky waves of Loch Ness have been around for more than 1,500 years—and one academic hopes the marvels of modern science can finally unravel the mystery.

Scientist set to tackle the mystery of Loch Ness

The story of the Loch Ness monster is one of the world's greatest mysteries. We have waited more than a thousand years for an answer on its existence. Now, it is only months away.

Geomythology—how a geographer began mining myths

So you think the Loch Ness Monster never existed? That the story is a cunningly cobbled-together fiction intended to boost tourist interest in an otherwise unrelentingly dull (only to some) part of mid-Scotland? Think again.

Paris auction of Moroccan 'Nessie' makes waves

Geologists in Morocco on Tuesday denounced the planned auction of a 66-million-year-old marine dinosaur skeleton in Paris and demanded that the remains be repatriated.

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