Tag: Cambrian News
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.
Cambrian Explosion: The Case of Mollusks
The conclusions that Stephen Meyer draws in Darwin’s Doubt continue to be supported by new evidence.
Current Biology Paper’s Assumptions and Methodology Dramatically Underestimate “Rates of Change” in the Cambrian Explosion
While Stephen Meyer pointed out this paper’s most fundamental flaw, there are many other deficiencies. I focus on nine total in this article.
Does Lightning-Fast Evolution Solve the Cambrian Enigma?
The authors of a paper in Current Biology present the problem of the Cambrian explosion — the rapid emergence of new forms of animal life — as it own solution.