Himalayan Brown Bear (IMAGE) University at Buffalo Caption Himalayan brown bear from Deosai National Park, Pakistan. A new study ties DNA from purported Yetis to Asian bears, including Himalayan brown bears. The research was led by biologist Charlotte Lindqvist, an expert on the evolution of bears. Lindqvist is an associate professor of biological sciences at the University at Buffalo and a visiting associate professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Credit Credit: Abdullah Khan, Snow Leopard Foundation. Usage Restrictions This image may only be used in news stories discussing the research in the associated news release. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.