2010

11.10.2010

"Some proposed high school biology textbooks are under fire because critics say they put too much credibility in the theory of evolution," the Baton Rouge Advocate (November 9, 2010) reports.

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11.05.2010

The chorus of support for the teaching of evolution continues, with statements from the Australian Museum, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and the Museum of the Earth.

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11.05.2010

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Brian Switek's Written in Stone: Evolution, the Fossil Record, and Our Place in Nature (Bellevue Literary Press, 2010).

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11.01.2010

NCSE is pleased to announce the debut of NCSE's Recursos en español — the most popular articles from NCSE's website in Spanish translation.

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10.29.2010

Four years after its publication, Not in Our Classrooms: Why Intelligent Design is Wrong for our Schools (Beacon Press, 2006), is still receiving praise from the reviewers.

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10.27.2010

A settlement is in the works in Doe v. Mount Vernon Board of Education et al., the case in which John Freshwater, a Mount Vernon, Ohio, middle school science teacher, was accused of inappropriate religious activity in the classroom — including displaying posters with the Ten Commandments and Bible verses, branding crosses on the arms of his students with a high-voltage electrical device, and teaching creationism.

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10.25.2010

Eugenie C. Scott's Evolution vs. Creationism (second edition: Greenwood Press, 2008 and University of California Press, 2009) was recommended by the International Society for Science and Religion as one of 250 central texts in the field of science and religion.

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10.25.2010
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The annual Evolution Symposium at the National Association of Biology Teachers conference will be webcast live from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Central) on November 5, 2010. Entitled "Molecular Insights into Classic Examples of Evolution," the symposium features four exciting speakers whose research in molecular evolution is revolutionizing our understanding of familiar and compelling examples of evolution.

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10.20.2010

Five years after Kitzmiller v. Dover, the case establishing the unconstitutionality of teaching "intelligent design" in the public schools, New Scientist (October 20, 2010) reports on the continuing aftermath, in Dover, Pennsylvania, and beyond.

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10.19.2010

USA Science & Engineering Festival expo features 1500 exhibits, 75 stage shows, and infinite fun

 

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