RNCSE 32:3 now on-line


NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education is now available on-line. The issue — volume 32, number 3 — is a special book review issue, with a double helping of reviews of books on the evolutionary sciences. For his regular People and Places column, Randy Moore discusses the career of the pioneer of continental drift, Alfred Wegener (1880-1930).

As for the reviews: Warren D. Allmon reviews Alan R. Rogers's The Evidence for Evolution; Daniel Fairbanks reviews Sherrie Lyons's Evolution: The Basics; Paul R. Gross reviews Mark S. Blumberg's Freaks of Nature; Joe Lapp reviews Leslie Brunetta and Catherine L. Craig's Spider Silk; David Leaf reviews David L. Stern's Evolution, Development, and the Predictable Genome; E. G. Leigh Jr. reviews Martin A. Nowak and Roger Highfield's SuperCooperators; Joseph S. Levine reviews Geerat Vermeij's The Evolutionary World; Larry Moran reviews James A. Shapiro's Evolution: A View from the 21st Century; Kevin Padian reviews George R. McGhee's Convergent Evolution; P. David Polly reviews J. David Archibald's Extinction and Radiation; Steve Rissing reviews Carl Zimmer's The Tangled Bank; and Erik P. Scully reviews Sehoya Cotner and Randy Moore's Arguing for Evolution.

All of these articles, features, and reviews are freely available in PDF form from http://reports.ncse.com. Members of NCSE will shortly be receiving in the mail the print supplement to Reports 32:3, which, in addition to summaries of the on-line material, contains news from the membership, a regular column in which NCSE staffers offer personal reports, a regular column interviewing NCSE's favorite people, and more besides. (Not a member? Join today!)