2010

05.28.2010
Joshua RosenauJoshua Rosenau

NCSE's Joshua Rosenau reviewed Elaine Howard Ecklund's Science vs. Religion: What Scientists Really Think (Oxford University Press, 2010) for the Washington Post (May 30, 2010).

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05.27.2010

Included in the Virginia Commonwealth University Life Sciences Survey for 2010 were a number of questions about evolution, religion, and scientific consensus — and as usual there were few surprises in the results (PDF, pp. 9-11).

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05.25.2010

New resource for scientists, researchers, educators, the press, and concerned citizens

 

Check out NCSE's new web page devoted to surveys, polls, and relevant reports. The aim is to track public opinion about evolution, creationism, religion, and related issues.

The page: http://ncse.com/creationism/polls-surveys

What you'll find:

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05.24.2010

"Friends of Darwin" take center stage

 

They came from Texas. Big, brawny men, with big, brawny brains. They had a mission: To make evolution education safe for kids throughout the Republic of Texas.

These three men—David Hillis, Gerald Skoog and Ron Wetherington—stood tall for evolution!

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05.24.2010
Martin GardnerMartin Gardner

The polymathic Martin Gardner died on May 22, 2010, at the age of 95, according to the obituary in The New York Times (May 23, 2010).

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05.21.2010

[This file was available until June 22, 2010.]

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Daniel Radosh's Rapture Ready! Adventures in the Parallel Universe of Christian Pop Culture (Scribner 2008; Soft Skull 2010) — featuring Radosh's account of his visit to Answers in Genesis's Creation Museum.

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05.17.2010

"Wear sunscreen--and trust your brain!"

 

That's just some of the sage advice that NCSE's executive director Dr. Eugenie C. Scott passed along to graduates at the University of Missouri on Saturday, May 15. Dr. Scott was at UM to not only deliver a commencement speech, but to receive an honorary doctorate celebrating a career devoted to defending the teaching of evolution in the public schools.

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05.17.2010

Receiving her honorary degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia, on May 15, 2010, NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott addressed the graduating class, recommending, "Use sunscreen, and use your brains."

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05.14.2010

When the Missouri legislative session ended on May 14, 2010, House Bill 1651 died, without ever having been assigned to a committee.

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05.12.2010
Eugenie C. ScottEugenie C. Scott

A slew of videos featuring NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott have been recently added to NCSE's YouTube channel.

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