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David M. Raup dies

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The paleontologist David M. Raup died on July 9, 2015, at the age of 82, according to a press release from the University of Chicago (July 14, 2015).

A preview of Dire Predictions

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NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Michael E. Mann and Lee R. Kump's Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change (second edition, DK Publishing, 2015).

RNCSE 35:4 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. 

Francisco Ayala receives Gould award

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NCSE congratulates Francisco J. Ayala for winning the 2015 Stephen Jay Gould Prize from the Society for the Study of Evolution.

A new poll on dinosaur/human coexistence

Prompted by the release of the movie Jurassic World, a new poll from YouGov indicates that Americans are about evenly split on the question of whether dinosaurs and humans lived on the planet at the same time.

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