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Lynn Margulis dies

Lynn MargulisLynn Margulis

The eminent biologist Lynn Margulis died on November 22, 2011, at the age of 73, according to the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Evolution: Education and Outreach for free

Evolution: Education and Outreach — the new journal aspiring to promote accurate understanding and comprehensive teaching of evolutionary theory for a wide audience — will be freely available through December 31, 2011, thanks to the generosity of its publisher, Springer.

NSTA poll on climate change education

Challenges to climate change education are common in the classroom, according to a poll of science educators conducted by the National Science Teachers Association.

Human evolution on-line

Two recent webcast symposia on human evolution are now available on-line.

Attention, bloggers!

Do you blog about evolutionary research? Then NESCent, the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, wants to send you to North Carolina to discuss science communication.

Congratulations to Mark Terry

Mark Terry and studentsMark Terry and students

NCSE is delighted to congratulate Mark Terry on being named the 2011 recipient of the Evolution in Education Award.

Congratulations to Victor H. Hutchison

Victor H. HutchisonVictor H. Hutchison

NCSE is delighted to congratulate Victor H. Hutchison on receiving the Jack Renner Distinguished Service to Oklahoma Science Education Award from the Oklahoma Science Teachers Association.

Attention, teachers!

John Thomas ScopesJohn Thomas Scopes

Three exciting opportunities for teachers for the month of October, in the form of two webcast symposia on human evolution and a chance to have a visit from the Darwin Day Roadshow!

A new poll on evolution and climate change

A new poll asked respondents about their views on evolution and climate change, what they regard the scientific consensus on those topics to be, and whether it matters to them whether candidates for president share their views.

A new CNN/ORC poll on evolution

A new CNN/ORC poll included a question about evolution, with few surprises in the results.

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