Evolution imposes ‘speed limit’ on recovery after mass extinctions — ScienceDaily

It takes at least 10 million years for life to fully recover after a mass extinction, a speed limit for the recovery of species diversity that is well known among scientists. Explanations for this apparent rule have usually invoked environmental factors, but research links the lag to something different: evolution.

Source: Evolution imposes ‘speed limit’ on recovery after mass extinctions — ScienceDaily

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