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Creation/Evolution now available on-line

NCSE is pleased to announce that the complete run of Creation/Evolution is now available in PDF form on the NCSE website.

Dinosaur Adventure Land to be seized?

Dinosaur Adventure Land, Kent Hovind's creationist theme park in Pensacola, Florida, is to be seized by the federal government, the Pensacola News Journal (July 31, 2009) reported.

Genie's summer reading

The journal Nature (2009; 460: 574-577) asked a number of scientists — including NCSE's Eugenie C. Scott — for their recommendations for summer reading.

Sean B. Carroll to receive prize from SDB

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NCSE Supporter Sean B. Carroll is to be awarded the Viktor Hamburger Outstanding Educator Prize for 2009 from the Society for Developmental Biology, at the society's sixty-eighth annual meeting, held July 23-27, 2009, in San Francisco.

Historians misrepresented by creationists

Three historians of science are unhappy about their treatment in a creationist movie about Darwin, as they explain in a note in the July 2009 Newsletter of the History of Science Society.

Eugenie C. Scott interviewed in Science News

NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott was interviewed by Science News about the need for scientists to watch their language when talking about evolution and the nature of science.

Catching up with RNCSE

Selected content from volume 29, number 1, of Reports of the National Center for Science Education is now available on NCSE's website.

A new chair for the Texas state board of education

On July 10, 2009, Governor Rick Perry (R) named Gail Lowe to chair the Texas state board of education. Lowe replaces Don McLeroy, who failed to win confirmation from the Texas Senate on May 28, 2009.

Views on evolution among the public and scientists

"Nearly all scientists (97%) say humans and other living things have evolved over time," while only 61% of the public agrees, according to a new report (PDF, p. 37) from the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press.

Catching up with RNCSE

Selected content from volume 28, numbers 5-6, of Reports of the National Center for Science Education is now available on NCSE's website. RNCSE 28:5-6 was a special Expelled Exposed issue, with a comprehensive debunking of the recent creationist propaganda movie Expelled.

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