Penn Kicks Off Year of Evolution
A year-long exhibit in Philadelphia engages the
resources of many science and education organizations
for a bicentennial celebration of the meaning of
Darwin's work for modern biology.
Harun Yahya's Legal Troubles
Like Al Capone with the IRS, this icon of Islamic
creationism is in prison on charges unrelated to
the activity that makes him famous.
News from Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan,
Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina,Texas,
Germany, and Turkey.
News from the Membership
What our members are doing to support evolution and
oppose pseudoscience wherever the need arises.
NCSE Thanks You
Our members, friends, and supporters are generous
with their money, as well as with their time and talents.
A special thank you for those who gave a little extra.
A North American Field Guide: Identifying Anti-evolutionistii stealthus
How can we spot a candidate or public official who is
trying to keep his or her anti-evolutionism "under the
radar"? Cheryl Shepherd-Adams allowed us to reprint
these hints from her blog.
Books: Mass Extinction is Forever
Life has not always been easy on planet earth. Read
about major setbacks in the history of life.
NCSE On the Road
Check the calendar here for NCSE speakers.
Creationism Slips Into a Peer-Reviewed Journal
Steven L Salzberg
When a review article in Proteomics was previewed
on-line, a number of readers noticed something
peculiar.There were a number of creationist
re-interpretations of data as well as what appeared to
be extensive plagiarism.
Good, Bad, and Lots of Indifferent: The State of State
K–12 Science Education Standards
Lawrence S Lerner
A number of state science education standards underwent
revisions in the last few years. Some did better, some did
worse, and some belong in a category all their own.
Teaching About Scientific Origins: Taking Account
edited by Leslie S Jones and Michael Reiss
Reviewed by Kimberly Bilica
Creation and Evolution: A Conference with Pope
Benedict XVI in Castel Gandolfo
compiled by Stephan Otto Horn and Siegfried
Reviewed by Daryl P Domning
The Evolving World: Evolution in Everyday Life
by David P Mindell
Reviewed by Andrew J Petto
Making Sense of Evolution: The Conceptual
Foundations of Evolutionary Biology
by Massimo Pigliucci and Jonathan Kaplan
Reviewed by Roberta L Millstein