Tag: Cambrian News
The “Ghost of Teleology”: Molecular Data Wreak Havoc on the Tree of Life
Convoluted phylogenetic trees, seemingly required by the genetic data, suggest that highly complex biological structures have been gained and lost many times in evolutionary history.
Next Up for Consideration as a Hopelessly Unlikely Solution to the Cambrian Mystery? Global Warming
Add this to the growing pile of improbable causes for complex body plans: volcano heat.
"Clocks Versus Rocks": Fossil Explosion of Placental Mammals Contradicts "Molecular Clock" Evidence
Which dataset are we to trust?
Another Notable Explosion: Has Darwin’s “Abominable Mystery,” the Origin of Flowering Plants, Been Solved?
The Cambrian explosion isn’t the only explosive event in the fossil record that disturbed Charles Darwin.
Undead: The Myth of the 80-Million-Year Cambrian Explosion
It arises each night from its coffin. It cannot be killed by any natural means. By now, it has extremely bad breath.