Cambrian

  • News HeadlinesGiant predators of the Cambrian found a third eye

    Giant predators of the Cambrian found a third eye

    (ORDO NEWS) — Canadian scientists have discovered in British Columbia the brain prints of one of the species of anomalocaris, the largest predators of the Earth since the Cambrian era. “The presence of a giant third eye in this creature was an extremely unexpected discovery for us. This suggests that the inhabitants of the seas of the Cambrian era were even more bizarre than we thought in the past. It…

  • News HeadlinesScientists put forward a new version of the causes of the Cambrian explosion

    Scientists put forward a new version of the causes of the Cambrian explosion

    (ORDO NEWS) — The Cambrian explosion was a period of planetary reset, which gave impetus to the emergence of a number of new types of multicellular organisms. This event was accompanied by a sharp weakening of the Earth‘s magnetic field, and scientists believe that the reasons are hidden in the processes that took place deep in the core of our planet. Cambrian Explosion The Earth’s magnetic field is a very…

  • News HeadlinesComplex ecosystems predate the Cambrian explosion

    Complex ecosystems predate the Cambrian explosion

    (ORDO NEWS) — A study of the animal communities of the Ediacaran period (541-635 million years ago) showed that the Cambrian explosion – a sharp increase in biodiversity that occurred 540 million years ago – was not preceded by a mass extinction. This event was the result of a natural change in complex ecological communities that appeared in the Late Ediacaran. Some of the first multicellular organisms appeared in the…