Fossil Friday: The Abrupt Origins of Lagomorphs and Rodents

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Molecular biologist Dan Graur mentioned his weird idea that guinea pigs are not rodents at a lecture at my university in Tübingen when I was still a student. Source
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Let’s Help “Professor Dave” Understand the Precambrian

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We have much to teach the non-professor, and I trust that he is grateful for the education being rendered to him here. Source
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Happy New Year! #1 Story of 2021: Cambrian Explosion Goes Nuclear

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Here are two very interesting updates to my recent articles on alleged Ediacaran animals and the Cambrian Explosion. Source
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