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NCSE and the Grand Canyon 2014

Explore the Grand Canyon with NCSE! Reservations are now available for NCSE's next excursion to the Grand Canyon — as featured in the documentary No Dinosaurs in Heaven.

Eugenie C. Scott to receive Houdini award

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RNCSE 33:4 now on-line

NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education is now available on-line.

A glimpse of Life's Ratchet

Life's Ratchet

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Peter M. Hoffmann's Life's Ratchet: How Molecular Machines Extract Order from Chaos (Basic Books, 2012). The preview consists of the greater part of chapter 8, "The Watch and the Ribosome," in which Hoffman asks, "How do molecules evolve?" and replies, "Despite the histrionic debates in various American school boards, the mechanism of evolution is ... quite obvious when contemplated with an open mind." Hoffman addresses "irreducible complexity" and "the information challenge" in passing later in the chapter.

NCSE at "Communicating Climate Science"

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The American Geophysical Union held a conference on "Communicating Climate Science: A Historic Look to the Future" — and NCSE was there in force.

Help wanted: RNCSE editor

NCSE is seeking to hire a new editor for Reports of the National Center for Science Education to replace Andrew J. Petto, who is retiring after more than sixteen years of editing RNCSE.

NCSE's Scott interviewed by Inside Climate News

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NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott was interviewed by Inside Climate News (July 2, 2013).

What's new on NCSE's YouTube channel

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NCSE is pleased to announce the addition of a further batch of videos to NCSE's YouTube channel.

A chance to help NCSE's archives!

NCSE's archives house a unique trove of material on the creationism/evolution controversy, and we regard it as part of our mission to preserve it for posterity — as well as for occasions such as Kitzmiller v. Dover, where NCSE's archives helped to establish the creationist antecedents of the "intelligent design" movement.

Two Oklahoma departments of biology add their voice for evolution

The chorus of support for the teaching of evolution continues, with statements from two biology departments at universities in Oklahoma.

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