“Faulty fossil record analysis plagues studies of evolution, biodiversity”


Researchers in England believe at least 150 studies on evolution and biodiversity penned since 2007 stand on shaky scientific ground — built on poor analysis and flawed assumptions.

The authors of a new study, published in the journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution, argue recent attempts to “correct” the fossil record have further perverted it.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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