2013

10.08.2013

NCSE is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Reports of the National Center for Science Education is now available on-line.

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10.07.2013

Photograph: Peg SkorpinskiNCSE is delighted to congratulate Randy W. Schekman for receiving the 2013 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.

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10.04.2013

GeneWatch coverNCSE's deputy director Glenn Branch contributed "Bad Science: Genetics, as Misread by Creationism" to GeneWatch (pp. 29-30), the magazine of the Council for Responsible Genetics.

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10.04.2013

The Tangled Bank, second editionNCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of the second edition of Carl Zimmer's The Tangled Bank: An Introduction to Evolution (Roberts and Company, 2013).

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10.03.2013

Evolution: Education and Outreach

"Kentucky's A-minus defense of evolution" (PDF), by NCSE's Glenn Branch, was just published in Evolution: Education and Outreach.

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10.01.2013

Are you concerned about the integrity of science education in the United States? Are you worried about efforts to undermine the teaching of evolution and climate change? Are you willing to work with your neighbors to defend and improve the quality of science education in formal and informal education?

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09.30.2013

The creationists and climate change deniers reviewing biology textbooks in Texas attracted the attention of the newspaper of record. "As Texas gears up to select biology textbooks for use by high school students over the next decade, the panel responsible for reviewing submissions from publishers has stirred controversy because a number of its members do not accept evolution and climate change," The New York Times (September 28, 2013) reported.

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09.30.2013

"Most rural Nebraskans think global climate change is definitely happening," according (PDF) to the Nebraska Rural Poll. But "[r]ural Nebraskans are less likely to believe human activity is a significant cause of climate change this year than they were five years ago and are more likely to think current climate change is due to normal climate patterns."

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09.27.2013

Are the Next Generation Science Standards unconstitutional? A complaint filed in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas on September 26, 2013, alleges so.

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09.25.2013

Evolution: Education and Outreach

"Peking, Piltdown, and Paluxy: Creationist Legends about Paleoanthropology" (PDF), by NCSE's Glenn Branch and Eugenie C. Scott, was just published in Evolution: Education and Outreach.

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