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10.09.2015

Eugenie C. Scott

NCSE's founding executive director Eugenie C. Scott is featured in a multimedia exhibit about the Great Hall dome of the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington DC.

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10.08.2015

Charles Coulston Gillispie, via Princeton UniversityCharles Coulston Gillispie

The eminent historian of science Charles Coulston Gillispie died on October 6, 2015, at the age of 97, according to a tweet from Princeton University.

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10.06.2015

Eugenie C. ScottEugenie C. Scott

NCSE is pleased to congratulate Eugenie C. Scott on her election to the board of trustees of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

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10.05.2015

The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack cover

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack (St. Martin's Press, 2015).

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09.25.2015

"Using responses from nearly 700 biophysical scientists," a new survey "finds that approximately 92 percent of them believe that human-caused climate change is really happening," according to the Washington Post (September 25, 2015), reporting on J. S. Carlton, Rebecca Perry-Hill, Matthew Huber, and Linda S. Prokopy's "The climate change consensus extends beyond climate scientists," published in Environmental Research Letters.

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09.21.2015

When the Alabama board of education voted to approve a new set of science standards on September 10, 2015, in which evolution was described as "substantiated with much direct and indirect evidence," the question arose: what will become of the evolution disclaimer in Alabama's textbooks?

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09.15.2015

Lost Antarctica cover

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Donald R. Prothero's The Story of Life in 25 Fossils (Columbia University Press, 2015).

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09.14.2015

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The California Science Teachers Association adopted a position statement on climate change education at its board meeting on September 12, 2015.

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09.11.2015

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As the tenth anniversary of Kitzmiller v. Dover approaches, the York Daily Record (September 11, 2015) devoted a suite of stories to the landmark case, which established the unconstitutionality of teaching “intelligent design” creationism in the public schools.

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09.11.2015

The Alabama state board of education voted unanimously to approve a new set of science standards on September 10, 2015, according to National Public Radio (September 10, 2015) — and evolution is described as "substantiated with much direct and indirect evidence."

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