evolution

First Annual UpChucky Awards Announced!

Which creationist was the most nauseating?

When it comes to dissing evolution (and science in general) there's no lack of volunteers. How to decide which among them is the worst?

Darwin Stands Tall in Texas!

"Friends of Darwin" take center stage

 

They came from Texas. Big, brawny men, with big, brawny brains. They had a mission: To make evolution education safe for kids throughout the Republic of Texas.

These three men—David Hillis, Gerald Skoog and Ron Wetherington—stood tall for evolution!

Darwin on the Big Screen

 

"Creation", the new film about Darwin starring Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly, premieres on Friday, January 22, in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berkeley, Boston, and Washington, DC.

Top Doc Nabs Fab Sci Prize—Again!

Dr. Eugenie C. Scott Joins Carl Sagan, C. Everett Koop in National Academy of Sciences honor

 

The National Academy of Sciences has named Dr. Eugenie C. Scott the latest recipient of the NAS Public Welfare Medal. She joins an elite club that includes Carl Sagan, C. Everett Koop, David Packard, and Vannevar Bush.

Don't Diss Darwin!

Does Darwin's On the Origin of Species need a special introduction? Creationist Ray Comfort thinks so.

Ray Comfort Is Bananas

NCSE challenges creationist's "special" edition of Darwin's Origin

Executive Director Eugenie Scott takes aim at creationist Ray Comfort's distorted views on evolution in a debate taking place on the U.S. News & World Report site.

Genie Grants SciAm's Wishes

NCSE's Scott joins Scientific American's revamped Board of Advisers

Dr. Eugenie C. Scott has joined Scientific American's revamped and expanded Board of Advisers. In her new role, Dr. Scott will have a hand in shaping the course of the magazine, offering advice and feedback on upcoming editorial plans, manuscripts, article proposals, and more.

Darwin Defender Takes Top Prize

California Academy of Sciences honors Dr. Eugenie C. Scott

Battle in the Classroom

Battle in the Classroom

State science standards under attack

Are state science standards worthless? Are kids learning about evolution or being spoon-fed creationist pseudoscience? What's the proper role of state science standards in American public education, anyway?

To get some answers, the National Center for Science Education (NCSE) conducted an in-depth survey of 50 states and the District of Columbia.