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Monday, 23 September 2013

Cascade of Events' Caused Cambrian Explosion

Cascade of Events' Caused Cambrian Explosion

Cascade of Events' Caused Sudden Explosion of
Animal Life, Science Daily, September 19, 2013
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130919142202.htm

New Approach to Explaining Evolution's Big Bang
In-Depth, New York Times, September 19, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/20/science/new-approach-to-explaining-evolutions-big-bang.html

The paper is:
M. Paul Smith and David A. T. Harper. Causes of the
Cambrian Explosion. Science, 20 September 2013:
1355-1356 DOI: 10.1126/science.1239450
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/341/6152/1355

Related articles are:
Cambrian explosion was indeed marked by lightning-
fast evolution, NBCNews.com-by Tia Ghose
http://www.sciencemag.org/content/341/6152/1355

and an earlier paper about the Cambrian Explosion:
Peters, S. E., and R. R. Gaines. Formation of the ‘Great
Unconformity’ as a trigger for the Cambrian explosion.
Nature. vol. 484, no. 7394pp. 363-366.

Abstract is at:
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v484/n7394/full/nature10969.html

PDF file is at
http://211.144.68.84:9998/91keshi/Public/File/34/484-7394/pdf/nature10969.pdf

While Googling, I accidentally found the above paper is cited by:
Koschwanez, K. H., K. R Foster, and A. W Murray, 2013,
Improved use of a public good selects for the evolution of
undifferentiated multicellularity. eLife 2013;2:e00367.
http://labs.mcb.harvard.edu/murray/publications/Koschwanez_2013_23577233.pdf

Yours,

Paul H.