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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.

Francis Collins Nomination: Expert Sources

Francis Collins Nomination: Expert Sources

With the recent nomination of Francis Collins to head the NIH, there's been a lot of talk about the potential conflict between the man's religious views and his work as a scientist...and his potential impact (positive or negative) on the NIH.

Eugenie Scott Wins Stephen Jay Gould Prize

The Society for the Study of Evolution has honored NCSE's executive director with its first Stephen Jay Gould Prize. Named in memory of paleontologist and popular science writer Stephen Jay Gould, this award recognizes outstanding work in communicating the insights, applications, and importance of evolutionary biology to the general public.

Eugenie Scott, Barack Obama, Bill Gates Honored!

Scientific American names the 10 most important leaders in science and technology

Barack Obama and Bill Gates are in good company. The NCSE's Dr. Eugenie C. Scott joins Obama and Gates as members of the Scientific American 10 honor roll. This honor roll pays tribute to the ten people in the last year who have "demonstrated exceptional leadership and accomplishment in guaranteeing that future technologies will be applied to the benefit of humanity".

NCSE Encourages Federal Scientific Integrity

NASA officials demand Big Bang be called a "theory"; national parks selling creationist books; teachers pressured to teach creationism

Scientists to Texas Board of Education: Teach Evolution Right!

Oakland, March 25

Over 50 scientific societies representing hundreds of thousands of American scientists today publicly urged the Texas Board of Education to support accurate science education. The board—dominated by creationists—has been embroiled in a debate over changes to the Texas science standards that could compromise the teaching of evolution.

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