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NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Stony Brook University.I study how bone tissue, growth, and metabolism evolve at macroevolutionary time scales. Current understanding of the history of life is probably close to the truth because it is based on repeated and careful testing and consideration of data.
His geological cross-section may look something like Figure 2.
Determining the Age of Rocks and Fossils, University of California, Berkeley.
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Early geologists, in the 1700s and 1800s, noticed how fossils seemed to occur in sequences: certain assemblages of fossils were always found below other assemblages. Since 1859, paleontologists, or fossil experts, have searched the world for fossils.
In the past 150 years they have not found any fossils that Darwin would not have expected.