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Eugenie C. Scott elected to AU board

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NCSE is pleased to congratulate Eugenie C. Scott on her election to the board of trustees of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

Polling scientists on climate change

"Using responses from nearly 700 biophysical scientists," a new survey "finds that approximately 92 percent of them believe that human-caused climate change is really happening," according to the Washington Post (September 25, 2015), reporting on J. S. Carlton, Rebecca Perry-Hill, Matthew Huber, and Linda S. Prokopy's "The climate change consensus extends beyond climate scientists," published in Environmental Research Letters.

Whither Alabama's evolution disclaimer?

When the Alabama board of education voted to approve a new set of science standards on September 10, 2015, in which evolution was described as "substantiated with much direct and indirect evidence," the question arose: what will become of the evolution disclaimer in Alabama's textbooks?

A preview of The Story of Life in 25 Fossils

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NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Donald R. Prothero's The Story of Life in 25 Fossils (Columbia University Press, 2015).