Scientists: ‘Big bang’ of life eons ago fits theory of evolution

Scientists seek to crack an evolutionary code.

Scientists: ‘Big bang’ of life eons ago fits theory of evolution

Science Recorder | Rick Docksai | Friday, September 13, 2013

“Big bang” isn’t just an astronomy term. Biologists use it when describing the rise of life on Earth, too: Dozens of modern animal groups evolved in a relatively short time frame in the early Cambrian period, between 540 million and 520 million years ago. And according to a new Australian study on the subject, this biological To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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