Can Largely Rearranged Genomes Explain Why Octopuses Are So Smart?
Even compared to each other, the genomes of three cephalopods studied had been broken up and extensively reorganized.
The Elephant Seal in the Room
You’ve heard about salmon, whales, and sea turtles. Now learn what the clumsy-looking elephant seal accomplishes navigation-wise.
Smithsonian Glosses Over the Cambrian Explosion
The nation’s museum cannot ignore the collection of fossils Walcott sent them from the Burgess Shale. But can they explain them away?
Kimberella and Controversial Relationships — A Chronological Synopsis, Continued
One researchers has preferred to classify Kimberella among the Ediacaran “fossil problematica.”
Kimberella — The Oldest Radula (Not)
There is a strange fact that shows that any interpretation of these trace fossils has to be taken with a grain of salt.