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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.

"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.

George C. Williams dies

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The eminent evolutionary biologist George C. Williams died on September 8, 2010, at the age of 84, according to the Evolution & Medicine Review blog (September 10, 2010).

ICR not out of the woods yet?

The Institute for Creation Research claims that its new School of Bible Apologetics is "exempt from licensing by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board" — but is it?

ICR concedes defeat over its graduate school

The Institute for Creation Research is apparently conceding defeat in its lawsuit over the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's 2008 decision to deny the ICR's request for a state certificate of authority to offer a master's degree in science education from its graduate school.

Embark with Darwin's Armada

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Iain McCalman's Darwin's Armada: Four Voyages and the Battle for the Theory of Evolution (W. W. Norton, 2009).

Reminder: The return of Stick Science

Just two weeks remain to submit entries for Stick Science — the science cartoon contest sponsored by Florida Citizens for Science, a grassroots organization defending and promoting the integrity of science education in Florida.

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