The deniers of the well-established scientific consensus rest their argument on the recent publications of a few maverick paleontologists.
Almost on a monthly basis new fossil evidence corroborates the abruptness of the Cambrian Explosion as a genuine “Big Bang” of life.
The “molecular clock” must be wrong, a study concludes. Cambrian animal ancestors are not there in the fossil record as hoped.
The virtual ink for my article had hardly dried when a story about a new discovery hit the news.
Fossils are great; the more the better. Experience from spectacular discoveries assures us that no surprises will change Charles Darwin’s own cause for doubt.