Date March 11, 2013
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Primate Phylogenetics Challenge Darwin’s Tree of Life
March 11, 2013
Guest Casey Luskin
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On this episode of
ID the Future, Casey Luskin reports on a study showing a very tangled phylogenetic tree for primates. Listen in as Luskin shows how researchers trying to create a primate phylogenetic tree are finding it isn’t as easy as they’d hoped.
Photo by Nathan Jacobson, © Discovery Institute (CC BY-SA 4.0) Associate Director, Center for Science and Culture Casey Luskin is a geologist and an attorney with graduate degrees in science and law, giving him expertise in both the scientific and legal dimensions of the debate over evolution. He earned his PhD in Geology from the University of Johannesburg, and BS and MS degrees in Earth Sciences from the University of California, San Diego, where he studied evolution extensively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. His law degree is from the University of San Diego, where he focused his studies on First Amendment law, education law, and environmental law.