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News from the Membership Glenn Branch A sampling of our members’ activities and accomplishments.
NCSE Honors “Friends of Darwin” for 2004 Glenn Branch Special recognition for outstanding efforts in support of evolution education.
NCSE Thanks You for Your Generous Support Recognizing those who have helped NCSE financially.
Whether ID is Science: Excerpt from the Memorandum Opinion in Kitzmiller v Dover Judge John E Jones III Some of the major points of the Dover ruling in the presiding judge’s own words.
Closing Statement for the Plaintiffs in Kitzmiller v Dover Eric Rothschild Summing up the case against the Dover Area School Board’s policy and against ID as science.
Design on Trial: How NCSE Helped Win the Kitzmiller Case Nick Matzke From an ordinary day at the office to a landmark case: How NCSE responds to threats to evolution education.
Can I Keep a Witness? Wesley R Elsberry Expert witnesses for the defense of teaching ID in the classroom vanish!
My Role in Kitzmiller v Dover Barbara Forrest Finding the "smoking gun" and connecting the dots between old-style creationism and "intelligent design".
The Dover Victory Kevin Padian Giving the court the evidence for evolution and exposing the deception of ID.
"Ties" to Canada Brian Alters Testifying about the negative impact of ID on science education and warning bemused Canadians that it can happen there.
The Termination of Baylor's Michael Polanyi Center: Why "Intelligent Design" Contradicts Polanyi's Philosophy Richard Gelwick A renowned scholar of Polanyi’s work illustrates how ID proponents got it all wrong — again — and missed the point of Polanyi's work and philosophy.
"Intelligent Design": The New Vitalism Finn Pond and Jean Pond Throughout its history, science has encountered roadblocks and gaps in knowledge. Whenever these were overcome, it was those practicing science who succeeded in getting to the other side, not those who threw up heir hands in favor of a non-scientific (and non-natural) explanation. "Those who ignore history ..."
Praise from the Press Reactions to the Dover decision from major newspapers across the country.
Books: Darwin, Evolution, and Literature Books that show the impact of evolutionary thought on literature and culture.
NCSE On the Road An NCSE speaker may be coming to your neighborhood. Check the calendar here.
Letter to the Editor
Traipsing into Evolution: Intelligent Design and the Kitzmiller v Dover Decision by David K DeWolf, John G West, Casey Luskin, and Jonathan Witt Reviewed by Tim Beazley