Let’s Help “Professor Dave” Understand the Precambrian
We have much to teach the non-professor, and I trust that he is grateful for the education being rendered to him here.
“Lying on the Internet”? Debunking Dave Farina on Stephen Meyer
A lot of nonsense gets published in peer-reviewed journals and it needs expertise to separate the wheat from the chaff. Farina lacks any expertise to do this.
Namacalathus Revisited — Not Much to See
The new evidence is very ambiguous and totally inconclusive. No far-reaching conclusions should be drawn from such dubious material.
Resurrecting Namacalathus as an Ediacaran Animal
The new fossils stem from a layer in the Nama Group of Namibia, just below an ash bed that could be radiometrically dated to 547.32 ± 0.65 million years.
Paleontologist Buries Another Proposed Cambrian Precursor
Günter Bechly explains why the Precambrian fossil Namacalathus fails as a transitional precursor to the Cambrian explosion.