A New Zealand scientist may have crushed the dreams of monster hunters throughout the world. After sequencing DNA from Loch Ness in Scotland, geneticist Neil Gemmel from Otago Univeristy in New Zeland has said that there is no trace of monster DNA in the legendary body of water.

Amateur cryptozoologist and Boston Globe Columnist Alex Beam joined Boston Public Radio Wednesday to explain what this means for true believers in Nessie.