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A sample of Stones & Bones

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Char Matejovsky's Stones & Bones (Polebridge Press, 2007), with illustrations by Robaire Ream.

NCSE's Newton in USA Today

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NCSE's Steven Newton was quoted in a USA Today story (September 24, 2010) about a new report on the economic importance of science education.

Antievolutionism in a marine science textbook

A sidebar in a marine science textbook recommended for approval in Florida is "packed with good ol' fashioned creationist language," Florida Citizens for Science charges.

"Intelligent design" — who asked for that?

The October 2010 issue of Discover commemorates the magazine's thirtieth anniversary by looking back at, among other things, the scientific debacles of the past three decades — including "intelligent design" — under the rubric "Who asked for that?"

Stick Science cartoon winners announced

The winners of the Stick Science cartoon contest, sponsored by Florida Citizens for Science, were announced on September 19, 2010.

The latest issue of Evolution: Education and Outreach

The latest issue of Evolution: Education and Outreach — the new journal aspiring to promote accurate understanding and comprehensive teaching of evolutionary theory for a wide audience — is now published.

Three museums add their voices for evolution

The chorus of support for the teaching of evolution continues, with three statements from the Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science, the Manchester Museum at the University of Manchester, and the Minnesota Science Museum.

Announcing a transformation of RNCSE

Reports of the National Center for Science Education will undergo a transformation in 2011. Starting with vol. 31, no. 1, articles, features, and reviews will appear on-line — and only on-line — at NCSE's website, http://ncse.com.

Irish science minister backs away from antievolution

The Irish minister of state for science is not going to appear at a launch party for a self-published antievolutionist book after all.

Irish science minister boosts antievolution blarney

The Irish minister of state for science is to appear at a launch party for a self-published antievolutionist book, according to the Irish Times (September 13, 2010).

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