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The Cambrian period saw the first proliferation of complex life on earth, and herewith is the fascinating argument that the development of vision triggered "evolution's big bang."Parker (Zoology/Oxford) takes a roundabout route to this destination, touching on a wide variety of disciplines. Cambrian fossils, such as those of the Burgess Shale, are the first to preserve solid body parts—the armor ... Read full review

In the blink of an eye

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The Cambrian Explosion lasted 43 million years, a blink of an eye on the geological time scale, yet during that period all animal phyla evolved complex external forms. The cause of this unique ... Read full review

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