Darwinists have to face the fact that a core prediction of their theory miserably failed an important empirical test.
A new fossil worm from the closing days of the Ediacaran is being celebrated as a missing link that demonstrates a gradual Cambrian diversification, not an explosion.
The authors discuss the mode of preservation of Ediacaran fossils, and they document taphonomical laboratory experiments.
The top-down pattern of appearance of animal phyla during the Cambrian explosion represents major conflicting evidence for Darwinian evolution.
As Stephen Meyer concluded in 2013, they shed no light on the Cambrian explosion.