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Gentle giants of the Cambrian

More than 500 million years ago in the Cambrian period there was an explosion of animal life. The top predators were from a group called the Anomalocarids, t...

David Attenborough - First Life | S01E01 | 720p

"Arrival" 1\2 First Life sees Attenborough tackle the subject of the origin of life on Earth. He investigates the evidence from the earliest fossils, which s...

The Shape of Life: Animating the Cambrian Explosion

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2010/04/07/Visualizing_Science When new paleontological studies contradict a $40000 animation sequence, what's a marine bi...

The Cambrian Explosion: [r]EVOLUTION-- An Explosion of Life (National History Day video)

This was my team's entry to the 2012 National History Day contest. The theme was Revolution, Reaction and Reform, hence the massive spamming of those terms d...

Cambrian Explosion Clarified

Description of the Cambrian explosion. Traits of Cambrian life forms that existed hundreds millions years ago, yet which still amaze scientists today.

LIFE: as we know it Part 2 "The Cambrian explosion"

The second part in my visual chronology of life and earth, here we life starting to push towards it eventual explosion in the seas. This video is a little mo...

FIRST LIFE - Arrival - Full Documentary

SAINT BARTHELEMY : To support scientific, artistic and philosophical education in the quest to overcome religious and political indoctrination. BANNED FROM Y...

"Safari Ltd." Cambrian Life Toob Review

My video review on the Safari Ltd. Cambrian Life Toob.

Cambrian Genomics - Transhuman Dystopian Future Replacing Natural Life With Synthetic Creations.

CEO Austen Heinz of Cambrian Genomics : "We want to make everything that is alive on the planet. Everything that is alive is not optimal, it can be made bett...

Residence Life at Cambrian College

Get a glimpse of rez life at Cambrian College. We townhouse and dorm-style residences that are just steps from the College and an amazing Residence Life team.

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38 news items

New Scientist
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:00:00 -0700

A BIG shrimp-like animal is the oldest known swimmer that sieved food out of the water, like today's krill and baleen whales. By half a billion years ago, there were passive filter feeders like sponges sitting on the ocean floor. But palaeontologists ...

Voice of America (blog)

Voice of America (blog)
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:19:02 -0700

Last week we told you about an Australian study that suggested that the evolution of life during the Cambrian Explosion took place at five times the rate it occurs today. Now, another group of scientists from Britain, in their newly published study ...
Wed, 31 Jul 2013 18:01:15 -0700

Was the 'dawn of carnivores' the cause of the broad explosion of animal species and body plans/structures during the Cambrian period 540 million years ago? That's what new research from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego is ...
Discovery Institute
Wed, 02 May 2012 06:25:16 -0700

Cambrian life was still unlike almost everything alive today. Although several phyla appear to have diverged in the Early Cambrian or before, most of the phylum-level body plans appear in the fossil record much later (Budd and Jensen 2000). Using ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 06:41:45 -0700

Marine biologists have identified two new species of sea-dwelling, mushroom-shaped creatures that don't belong to any known taxonomic classification. Say hello to a completely new genus: Dendrogramma. Back in 1986, the authors of the new study pulled ...
New York Times
Sun, 16 May 2010 00:00:00 -0700

Many scientists thought that the likely explanation for this mysterious disappearance was that a major extinction had wiped out much of the distinctive Cambrian life. It seemed that the complex organisms emerging in the Cambrian had come to an abrupt ...

National Post

Fox News
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:37:41 -0800

Until now, researchers thought these Cambrian animals went extinct by the time the Burgess Shale formed. Their discovery in Canada means that many Cambrian life forms were more widespread and longer-lived than previously thought, the researchers said ...

PLoS Blogs (blog)

PLoS Blogs (blog)
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 08:47:29 -0700

At Why Evolution is True, Jerry Coyne explains that the question of where the major groups of multicellular animals fit in evolutionary terms is still unsettled, a further complication. He also brings us a guest post by Latha Menon, who studies pre ...

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