Recently, a team of British paleontologists added a new pseudo-explanation.
It’s so elegantly simple, why didn’t anyone think of this before? Animals evolved because they evolved.
Winston Ewert recently published a paper in BIO-Complexity suggesting that life is better explained by a dependency graph than by a phylogenetic tree.
Simple, small, and worldwide in distribution, the placozoa don’t fit any clear evolutionary picture.
For the first time it has been discovered that an organism from the Precambrian Ediacaran fauna may have survived into the Cambrian period.