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  • 'Schist', of the lower and upper transition rock, compositing the silurian and devonian formations; from the lower silurian strata, which were once termed cambrian, to the upper strata of the old red sandstone or devonian formation, immediately in contact with the mountain limestone.

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  • This has been long-promised, and would allow hackers to roll their own tools and apps for the T-Mobile SideKick (and other HipTop devices as they are licensed) -- I'm hoping that we get the kind of cambrian explosion of software for these devices that vaulted the PalmPilot to success over the Newton.

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  • Consider if what we are now seeing in creativity and innovation on the web or in the cloud can even compare to something like the cambrian explosion.

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  • Every time one of these morally bankrupt cretins spouts off about the so called “cambrian explosion”, just point out to them that there is an extensive fossil record prior to the so called “explosion” and an extensive fossil record after the “explosion” and that the so called “explosion” did not include most organism that are alive today.

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  • Ask them if any real evolutionary biologists think that the so called “cambrian explosion” is a problem for evolution.

    Well that was interesting - The Panda's Thumb

  • Physics Today says discovery of pre-cambrian bacteria and single-celled fungi means the 'sudden' appearance of animal fossils with developed body plans in all the phyla during the Cambrian isn't a challenge to Darwin – as Darwin himself claimed.


  • You have ready pre-cambrian examples of 'half-eukaryotes'?


  • There is no cambrian age. in fact its just a part of the planet that was entombed during a single great event.

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  • My understanding is that during the cambrian explosion, there were literally hundreds of phila, now there are about 25.

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  • It is also falsifiable - to "disprove" the theory of evolution, you would have to find numerous fossils in the wrong places (eg fossil rabbits in the pre-cambrian era).

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