Burst of life in the Cambrian explosion explained by increased evolutionary rates

A burst of life may explain increased evolutionary rates.

Burst of life in the Cambrian explosion explained by increased evolutionary rates

Science Recorder | Stephanie Verkoeyen | Monday, September 16, 2013

The Cambrian explosion saw an incredible burst of innovation in the body plans and habits of animals. In the first rigorous estimates of early arthropod evolutionary rates, research suggests that this "big bang" is compatible with Darwin’s natural selection. The To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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