Fossils often leave much room for very different interpretations of relatively poor evidence.
In the quite checkered history of the detailed reconstruction of Kimberella, we can distinguish four distinct successive phases.
The evidence poses a significant problem for the Darwinian mechanistic paradigm, but can be readily explained with an intelligent design approach.
It is possible that there is no surviving evidence anywhere on Earth of our planet’s first life.
Here are items reported in 2019 that have made news in 2020: more on butterflies, hummingbirds, and the Cambrian explosion.