Almost on a monthly basis new fossil evidence corroborates the abruptness of the Cambrian Explosion as a genuine “Big Bang” of life.
The most abundant biopolymer on Earth requires a host of machines, genes, proteins, and accessories.
A man was paddleboarding last month when he came across a mysterious creature three miles off the shoreline of California.
It looks a bit like a tadpole with body and tail, and this indeed points towards one of the great scientific controversies of the 20th century.
Simple, small, and worldwide in distribution, the placozoa don’t fit any clear evolutionary picture.