Editor's Note: Dr. Philip Skell sadly passed away on November 21, 2010 at the age of 91. Casey Luskin wrote an obituary in his honor at Evolution News & Views. In 2007, Dr. Skell had kindly agreed to participate in a series of interviews, which we are pleased to share with IDTF followers once again.
On this episode of ID the Future
, National Academy of Sciences member Phillip Skell shares his story of becoming a Darwin-skeptic with Casey Luskin, explaining how his experience in antibiotic research and the questions he posed to his colleagues inspired his 2005 article in The Scientist
, "Why Do We Invoke Darwin?: Evolutionary theory contributes little to experimental biology
Philip S. Skell was Emeritus Evan Pugh Professor at Pennsylvania State University and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Skell was a signer of Discovery Institute's "Dissent from Darwinism" list.