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08.17.2010

Just two weeks remain to submit entries for Stick Science — the science cartoon contest sponsored by Florida Citizens for Science, a grassroots organization defending and promoting the integrity of science education in Florida.

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08.16.2010

Videos of the presentations from Darwin/Chicago 2009 — the University of Chicago's conference celebrating the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the Origin of Species — are now available on-line.

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08.13.2010
Lauri LeboLauri Lebo

Writing on Religion Dispatches (August 11, 2010), Lauri Lebo anticipates the fifth anniversary of Kitzmiller v. Dover by rehearsing the connections between "intelligent design" and creationism, both in Dover, Pennsylvania, in 2005 and in Livingston Parish, Louisiana, in 2010.

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08.04.2010

A national survey reveals that one in ten Australians do not believe in evolution — and three in ten think that humans lived at the same time as dinosaurs.

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08.02.2010

Stick Science — the science cartoon contest sponsored by Florida Citizens for Science, a grassroots organization defending and promoting the integrity of science education in Florida — is back!

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07.26.2010

The History News Network commemorated the eighty-fifth anniversary of the Scopes trial — which ended on July 21, 1925 — by commissioning two essays to mark the occasion.

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07.23.2010

It is wrong to teach creation science or intelligent design in the science classroom, according to the American Academy of Religion.

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07.19.2010
Barbara ForrestBarbara Forrest

Writing in the Shreveport Times (July 18, 2010), Barbara Forrest blasted the Louisiana Science Education Act, which opened the door for creationism to be taught in the state's public schools.

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07.16.2010

A new poll indicates that public acceptance of evolution is significantly higher in Great Britain and Canada than in the United States.

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07.02.2010
Chris ComerChris Comer

In a decision issued on July 2, 2010, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a lower court's decision that the Texas Education Agency's policy requiring "neutrality" of its employees when "talking about evolution and creationism" is not unconstitutional.

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