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09.17.2010

The latest issue of Evolution: Education and Outreach — the new journal aspiring to promote accurate understanding and comprehensive teaching of evolutionary theory for a wide audience — is now published.

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09.17.2010

The chorus of support for the teaching of evolution continues, with three statements from the Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science, the Manchester Museum at the University of Manchester, and the Minnesota Science Museum.

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09.10.2010
George C. WilliamsGeorge C. Williams

The eminent evolutionary biologist George C. Williams died on September 8, 2010, at the age of 84, according to the Evolution & Medicine Review blog (September 10, 2010).

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09.03.2010

The Institute for Creation Research claims that its new School of Bible Apologetics is "exempt from licensing by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board" — but is it?

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09.01.2010

The Institute for Creation Research is apparently conceding defeat in its lawsuit over the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's 2008 decision to deny the ICR's request for a state certificate of authority to offer a master's degree in science education from its graduate school.

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08.25.2010

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Iain McCalman's Darwin's Armada: Four Voyages and the Battle for the Theory of Evolution (W. W. Norton, 2009).

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08.17.2010

Just two weeks remain to submit entries for Stick Science — the science cartoon contest sponsored by Florida Citizens for Science, a grassroots organization defending and promoting the integrity of science education in Florida.

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08.16.2010

Videos of the presentations from Darwin/Chicago 2009 — the University of Chicago's conference celebrating the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the Origin of Species — are now available on-line.

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08.13.2010
Lauri LeboLauri Lebo

Writing on Religion Dispatches (August 11, 2010), Lauri Lebo anticipates the fifth anniversary of Kitzmiller v. Dover by rehearsing the connections between "intelligent design" and creationism, both in Dover, Pennsylvania, in 2005 and in Livingston Parish, Louisiana, in 2010.

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08.04.2010

A national survey reveals that one in ten Australians do not believe in evolution — and three in ten think that humans lived at the same time as dinosaurs.

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