A former teacher of mine was the late Adolf Seilacher, who was a leading authority on trace fossils and who for obvious reasons preferred to be called “Dolf.”
Fossils often leave much room for very different interpretations of relatively poor evidence.
In the quite checkered history of the detailed reconstruction of Kimberella, we can distinguish four distinct successive phases.
The subject of biomineralization also allows comparing the explanatory power of design over Darwinian evolution.
A newborn porcupine passes through its mother’s birth canal without causing her any injuries. How?