Whenever you find papers and articles dealing with the Cambrian fossil record in the usual science journals, there are commonalities.
If you look closely at beach sand, you may find some grains that stand out. They are shaped like spirals, stars, or striated cones.
The nation’s museum cannot ignore the collection of fossils Walcott sent them from the Burgess Shale. But can they explain them away?
The book is all about the buzzing, migrating, web-spinning, and colony-building world of ingenious animals.
Eva Jablonka’s team makes the daring case, repurposing Hungarian chemist Tibor Gánti’s origin of life studies.