The reason all these new discoveries are so noteworthy is not because they represent the usual progress of science.
So, do high levels of cholesterol biomarkers really suggest an animal affinity of Dickinsonia?
Recently, a team of British paleontologists added a new pseudo-explanation.
The orderly pattern of biogeographic distribution of plants and animals was one of the lines of evidence that Charles Darwin mentioned in support of his theory.
The top-down pattern of appearance of animal phyla during the Cambrian explosion represents major conflicting evidence for Darwinian evolution.