Sometimes published journal articles are crazier than the wildest science fiction.
Check out the article below:
Does dark matter cause mass extinctions?
It is fun to speculate about dark matter. I love doing it myself. Unfortunately until we determine the nature of dark matter we know very little.
I think we should remember the K.I.S.S. principle. There are many possible causes of mass extinctions such as climate change, volcanic activity, asteroid strikes, disease and others.