Dr. Melba S. Ketchum grew up in Texas City, Texas. She attended Texas A&M University where she received her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine after five years at the university. She had a mixed veterinary practice until she founded DNA Diagnostics. Dr. Ketchum is the president and founder of DNA Diagnostics, Inc. d/b/a Shelterwood Laboratories. Established in 1985, DNA Diagnostics has become a leader in all types of DNA testing including: human and animal forensics, human and animal paternity and parentage testing, disease diagnostics, trait tests, animal and human identity testing, species identification and sex determination. Most common species of animals are tested at DNA Diagnostics.
George Knapp was joined in the first half by DNA expert Melba Ketchum, who provided an update on her scientific study and DNA analysis from samples of possible Sasquatch hair. She also talked about how her work with Native Americans has validated a lot of the unusual aspects ascribed to the creature. In the latter half, Lon Strickler, paranormal researcher and creator of the website Phantoms and Monsters, shared details about his encounter with Bigfoot, and the Conewago Phantom, as well as other cryptid news stories. ... More »Host: George Knapp
In the first half, Dr. Melba S. Ketchum joined George Knapp to discuss the official release of her DNA analysis of possible Bigfoot hair samples. In the latter half, primary investigator of the Phoenix Lights phenomenon, Dr. Lynne Kitei, recounted the dramatic events that took place on March 13, 1997, as well as evidence that similar sightings took place before the incident. ... More »Host: George Knapp
Joining George Knapp, Dr. Melba S. Ketchum discussed her DNA analysis of possible Bigfoot hair samples, which was leaked to the public before the publication of her peer-reviewed paper. First hour guest, multimedia artist Trevor Paglen talked about his latest project "The Last Pictures," in which he placed a photographic record of life on Earth onto a satellite in geosynchronous orbit. ... More »Host: George Knapp
Everything dies - or so we've been told. Dr. Robert Lanza joined George Knapp in the first half of the show to talk about how death is not the final end most of us imagine. In the latter half, researcher David Paulides discussed some of the evidence and legends of Bigfoot. He was joined by Dr. Melba S. Ketchum who reported on ongoing DNA testing of possible Bigfoot hair samples. ... More »Host: George Knapp