Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial
Most (but not all) PBS stations air a two-hour
documentary on Kitzmiller v Dover and the aftermath.
A Victory over “Intelligent Design” in Oklahoma
William Dembski came to Oklahoma, but
the audience was not impressed.
“Intelligent Design” Reflects Human Ignorance
Phillip E Klebba
Things often seem “irreducibly complex” when
we do not know the answers — yet!
The Rise and Fall of the Vitter Earmark
A Louisiana senator attempts to use “earmarking” to
provide financial support for creationism.
The History of Life as a Walk in the Park
Andrew J Petto
A Wisconsin artist teams up with school children to
promote evolution through the arts.
Creationism in the Russian Educational Landscape
Inga Levit, Uwe Hoßfeld, Lennart Olsson
A student sues her school district for “alternatives”; various factions promote creationism in the schools.
Political Science: Presidential Candidates’ Views
Andrew J Petto
The journal Science reports about positions on science and technology issues in the presidential campaign.
The Answers in Genesis Schism:
No Resolution in Sight
Andrew J Petto
CMI fires a new volley in the ongoing dispute.
Updates News from California, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Europe, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
News from the Membership What our members are doing to support evolution and
oppose pseudoscience wherever the need arises.
How to Talk to the TV Media
Most Americans get their news from TV —
a medium suited to very short stories.
Books: Teaching and Learning About Evolution
Books for young and old, neophytes and old hands.
NCSE On the Road Check the calendar here for NCSE speakers.
Polls Apart on Human Origins
You may have suspected that the answers to those
creation/evolution polls are skewed by the way that
pollsters phrase their questions. George Bishop
documents the effects.
In Praise of the Bravery of Biology Teachers
Frans de Waal
When asked by Time magazine to name a person of the
year, de Waal cited biology teachers who resist public
pressure to water down evolution in the curriculum.
Gravity: It’s Only a Theory
What would happen if every scientific theory were
subject to textbook disclaimers?
Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains
Why We Are Who We Are by Frans de Waal
Reviewed by Anne D Holden
Just a Theory: Exploring the Nature of Science
by Moti Ben-Ari
Reviewed by Michael Zimmerman
Intelligent Design and Fundamentalist Opposition
to Evolution by Angus M Gunn
Reviewed by Charles A Israel
Evolution versus Intelligent Design: Why All the
Fuss? by Peter Cook
Reviewed by Matt Young
Mammals Who Morph: The Universe Tells Our
Evolution Story, Book Three by Jennifer Morgan
Reviewed by Lisa M Blank
A Jealous God: Science’s Crusade Against Religion
by Pamela Winnick
Reviewed by Jeffrey Shallit
Dinosaurs: The Most Complete Up-to-Date
Encyclopedia for Dinosaur Lovers of All Ages
by Thomas R Holtz Jr
Reviewed by Randall B Irmis
The Voyage of the Beetle: A Journey Around the
World with Charles Darwin and the Search for
the Solution to the Mystery of Mysteries, as
Narrated by Rosie, an Articulate Beetle
by Anne H Weaver
Reviewed by Jason R Wiles
God and Evolution: A Reader
edited by Mary Kathleen Cunningham
Reviewed by James F McGrath
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