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Victory again in California creationism case

In a January 12, 2010, ruling, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a federal district court's summary judgment in favor of the University of California system in ACSI et al. v. Stearns et al.

Creation premieres in the United States

Creation, the new film about Darwin featuring Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly, premieres in the United States on January 22, 2010, in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington DC, and Boston.

NCSE advises Louisiana

In a letter to the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (PDF), NCSE's executive director Eugenie C. Scott explained the problems with a proposed policy governing supplementary materials in the state's classrooms and urged the board to adopt the original version of the policy as drafted by the state department of education.

Evolution and Texas in the Washington Monthly

Don McLeroyDon McLeroy

The antics of the Texas state board of education are the topic of a story in the January/February 2010 issue of the Washington Monthly — and evolution, unsurprisingly, is exhibit A.

Top ten evolution/creationism stories of the year

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TOP TEN EVOLUTION/CREATIONISM STORIES OF THE YEAR

Darwin celebrated; evolution still under attack

Lawsuit against science center over creationist film

A lawsuit charges that the California Science Center violated both the First Amendment and a contract to rent its Imax Theater when it canceled a screening of Darwin's Dilemma, the Los Angeles Times (December 29, 2009) reports.

Evolution in a new Harris poll

A recent Harris poll included questions on evolution and creationism, with unsurprising results.

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 available on-line.

Happy Origin Day!

Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species was published on November 24, 1859, and the sesquicentennial festivities are everywhere!

NSF celebrates the Origin sesquicentennial

Evolution of Evolution: 150 Years of Darwin's On the Origin of Species — a new on-line resource from the National Science Foundation — debuts in celebration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the publication of Darwin's seminal work.

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