The headline is a pro-evolution gloss unwarranted by the findings.
In some cases, such as the horseshoe crab, the coelacanth, or the ginkgo tree, these species seem to have remained virtually the same for hundreds of millions of years.
There are three general problems with claims of feathered dinosaur fossils.
Adopted for use in Texas, the Pearson textbook omits the single most important fact about the scope of the explosion of diversity in the Cambrian.
Meyer does not fail to mention the small shelly fossils and he does not exaggerate the brevity of the Cambrian explosion.