NCSE News / General Topics

12.24.2010

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth (Hill and Wang, 2011), a graphic introduction to evolution written by Jay Hosler and illustrated by Kevin Cannon and Zander Cannon.

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12.24.2010

NCSE is delighted to congratulate the Understanding Evolution website, which, with its companion website Understanding Science, received a Science Prize for Online Resources in Education award for 2010.

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12.20.2010

The controversy continues over the prospect of state tourism development incentives for Ark Encounter, the proposed creationist theme park in northern Kentucky.

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12.20.2010
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The Philadelphia Inquirer (December 20, 2010) commemorated the fifth anniversary of the verdict in Kitzmiller v. Dover, the case establishing the unconstitutionality of teaching "intelligent design" in the public schools, with a review of the trial and its consequences.

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12.17.2010

A new Gallup poll on public opinion about evolution hints at a slightly higher rate of acceptance of evolution in the United States over the years.

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12.17.2010
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Five years after the verdict in Kitzmiller v. Dover, the case establishing the unconstitutionality of teaching "intelligent design" in the public schools, the York Dispatch (December 17, 2010) marked the anniversary with a review of the trial and its significance, including brief interviews with a number of the figures in the trial.

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12.17.2010
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Videos from "Molecular Insights into Classic Examples of Evolution" — the Evolution Symposium at the National Association of Biology Teachers conference for 2010 — are now available on-line!

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12.15.2010

"Evolution and its rivals" — a special issue of the philosophy journal Synthese focused on the creationism/evolution controversy — was just published.

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12.13.2010

"No one denies that astronomer Martin Gaskell was the leading candidate for the founding director of a new observatory at the University of Kentucky in 2007 — until his writings on evolution came to light," reports the Louisville Courier-Journal (December 10, 2010).

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12.10.2010

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Lee Meadows's The Missing Link: An Inquiry Approach for Teaching All Students About Evolution (Heinemann, 2009).

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