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Three museum organizations add their voices for evolution

The chorus of support for the teaching of evolution continues, with statements from the Association of Science-Technology Centers; Ecsite, the European Network of Science Centres and Museums; and NATHIST, the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Natural History.

Revisiting Summer for the Gods

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Edward J. Larson's Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion (Basic Books, 1997; reissued with a new afterword, Basic Books, 2006).

NCSE's Scott in the Orange County Register again

The Orange County Register (October 12, 2010) devoted a second column to NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott's recent talk at Chapman University.

NCSE at USA Science & Engineering Festival

NCSE will be participating in the Science Expo of the USA Science & Engineering Festival, October 23 and 24, 2010, on the National Mall in Washington DC.

NCSE's Scott in the Orange County Register

In Orange County, California, to give a talk at Chapman University, NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott was interviewed by the Orange County Register (October 11, 2010).

A voice for evolution from Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, which adopted a strong statement on "Evolution, Creation, and the Science Curriculum" in 1982, revised its statement (document) in 2005.

Gavriel Avital sacked in Israel

Gavriel Avital was dismissed from his position as chief scientist in Israel's ministry of education due to his denial of evolution and global warming, according to Haaretz (October 5, 2010).

Marine science textbook to be corrected

The antievolution sidebar in a marine science textbook recommended for approval in Florida will be removed.

NCSE's Scott on Inherit the Wind

As the fiftieth anniversary of the film adaptation of Inherit the Wind approached, NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott discussed its enduring relevance with the Los Angeles Times (October 2, 2010).

Darwin and Scopes in new poll on knowledge of religion

A new survey on American knowledge about religion included two questions relevant to evolution education.

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