Stories have appeared in British media, including the Daily Mail and STV, over the last 24hours that the Loch Ness Monster has had no "confirmed" (whatever that means) sightings for almost a century.
The researchers plan to scour the Loch Ness next month for evidence of its supposed inhabitant.
Steve Feltham has spent 25 years searching for Nessie.
Nessie, is that you??
Sherlock Holmes' private life can help explain this mystery.