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Listen: Lee Spetner Takes Aim at Natural Selection and Population Genetics

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Photo: Cafe Darwin, by Nathan Jacobson.

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On a classic episode of ID the Future, Ira Berkowitz interviews MIT PhD Lee Spetner in Jerusalem. Together they explore key arguments from Spetner’s books Not by Chance and The Evolution Revolution. Spetner takes on natural selection, discussing what it can and cannot do. He also reviews aspects of population genetics and the constraints the Earth’s history imposes on evolving new species. Download the podcast or listen to it here.

Photo: Coaster from Darwin’s Café Bar, Salzburg, Austria, by Nathan Jacobson.

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