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Anti-Evolution Legislation Scorecard: 2011

This has been a busy year for creationists. Since January, anti-science legislators in seven states have proposed nine bills attacking evolution and evolution education. Many are so-called "academic freedom" bills, like Tennessee's HB 368, which allows teachers to "help students understand, analyze, critique, and review in an objective manner the scientific strengths and scientific weaknesses of existing scientific theories covered in the course being taught." (For general background on academic freedom acts, go here.

Niles Eldredge, Father Of "Punctuated Equilibria", Honored By NCSE

Friend of Darwin award recognizes Eldredge's major contributions to the public understanding of evolution

Niles Eldredge has been making the case for evolution—explaining, defending, and expanding the scientific account of the history of life—for over 40 years.

NCSE Launches Multimedia Page

One-stop shopping for evolution resources

In the last two years, the NCSE has reached out to members, the public, and the press, via YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and other digital tools. Keeping track of all these venues can be daunting. Fret no more!

Top Ten Evolution Stories of 2010

Those crafty creationists just won't let up. Since they can't get their way in the courts or state legislatures, their new tactic is to attack the curriculum itself, from science standards to textbooks, forcing teachers to teach science the creationist way.

Giant Science Party

USA Science & Engineering Festival expo features 1500 exhibits, 75 stage shows, and infinite fun

 

Dr. Scott the Octodoc

"Wear sunscreen--and trust your brain!"

 

From Evolution to Global Warming?

Will 2010 be the Year of Science Denial?

Polls and Surveys at Your Fingertips!

New resource for scientists, researchers, educators, the press, and concerned citizens

Check out NCSE's new web page devoted to surveys, polls, and relevant reports. The aim is to track public opinion about evolution, creationism, religion, and related issues.

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?

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