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Does Lots of Sediment in the Ocean Solve the “Mystery” of the Cambrian Explosion?

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Casey Luskin
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00:06:05
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On this episode of ID the Future, Casey Luskin rebuts recent claims that the mystery of the Cambrian explosion has been solved. Though the cause of the Cambrian explosion has so far remained elusive, a Nature paper, highlighted by Science Daily, is purporting that increased chemical sedimentation allowed animals to build hard parts, which could leave fossils. Tune in to hear Casey reason how this explanation is greatly lacking.

Casey Luskin

Casey Luskin is an attorney with graduate degrees in science and law, giving him expertise in both the scientific and legal dimensions of the debate over evolution. He earned his B.S. and M.S. in Earth Sciences from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied evolution extensively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. His law degree is from the University of San Diego, where he focused his studies on First Amendment law, education law, and environmental law. He conducted geological research at Scripps Institution for Oceanography (1997-2002).
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Cambrian Explosion
sedimentation