True arthropods are among the most sophisticated animals that appeared without ancestors in the Cambrian explosion.
The LSEA gave teachers freedom to teach about both the scientific strengths and weaknesses of evolutionary theory.
Animal forms come and go, but what links them as “acts of mind” (as Agassiz put it) is a “continuity of ideas,” not, says Meyer, the physical continuity that Darwin asserted.
This fascinating study also counters arguments that Homo naledi was beginning to develop a human-like intellect.
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