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Evolution at Rockefeller now on-line

Beginning with the molecular origins of life and culminating with the latest findings on human evolution, eighteen of the world's leading experts reported on research spanning three billion years of evolution at a two-day symposium at Rockefeller University on May 1 and 2, 2008. Videos from the "From RNA to Humans" symposium were available on-line for everyone to view.

"Evolution and Creationism in America's Classrooms"

A noteworthy new paper reports on a national survey of high school biology teachers concerning the teaching of evolution. According to Michael B.

Creationism's evolution, caught on tape

A nonprofit's archives track the rise and fall of attacks on evolution

Expelled excoriated

Writing in the Boston Globe (May 8, 2008), Kenneth R. Miller blasts the creationist propaganda film Expelled, writing, "American science is in trouble, and if you wonder why, just go to the movies.

Eyeing "ID"

While legislatures focus on antievolution bills, a new video helps students see how evolution works

Oakland, California, May 6, 2008 -- As attacks on evolution education remain in the news, with proposed antievolution legislation in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, and Missouri in the headlines, a new video rebutting the basic premise of "intelligent design" creationism is now available on

NCSE videos about creationism heat up debate on YouTube

Next entry looks at attacks on science education around the country

Expelled exposed

NCSE's new website ExpelledExposed is experiencing high traffic and winning high praise.

Expelled flunks the test finds new creationist "documentary" lacking accuracy on many levels

Oakland, California, April 15, 2008 -- Millions of dollars have been spent promoting Ben Stein's Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed to fundamentalist church groups, but that money would have been better spent on fact checkers., a website launched today by the National Center for Science Education (NCSE), reveals the truth behind the creationist movie's misrepresentations.

Expelled producers accused of copyright infringement

On April 9, 2008, XVIVO, the animation company which produced an award-winning animation of "The Inner Life of the Cell," charged producers of a forthcoming "intelligent design" film with copyright infringement.

Call for Papers: Darwin's Reach

The Darwin's Reach conference will examine the impact of Darwin and Darwinian evolution on science and society in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Robert Darwin and the sesquicentennial of the publication of Darwin's On the Origin of Species. The central theme of this academic conference is an exploration of how Darwin's ideas have revolutionized our understanding of both the living world and human nature.


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