Is Antibiotic Resistance Evidence for Darwinian Evolution?
This episode of ID The Future features the audio of a short video segment from the Icons of Evolution curriculum modules DVD. Antibiotic resistance is an example of natural selection acting on random mutation and is often referred to as one of the hallmark pieces of evidence for Darwin’s theory of evolution. Is it truly strong evidence supporting modern evolutionary theory? Biologist Scott Minnich and other biologists think not and explain why.