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04.15.2013
Evolution: Education and Outreach

Evolution: Education and Outreach — the journal promoting the accurate understanding and comprehensive teaching of evolutionary theory for a wide audience — is now open access!

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04.09.2013

The final version of the Next Generation Science Standards was released on April 9, 2013 — and the topics of evolution and climate change, as expected, were not neglected.

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03.06.2013
Duane T. GishDuane T. Gish

The young-earth creationist Duane T. Gish died on March 5, 2013, at the age of 92, according to Answers in Genesis's obituary.

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01.29.2013
How to Build a Habitable Planet

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Eugene Byrne and Simon Gurr's Darwin: A Graphic Biography (Smithsonian Books, 2013).

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01.23.2013
Rush HoltRush Holt

House Resolution 41, introduced in the United States House of Representatives on January 22, 2013, would, if passed, express the House's support of designating February 12, 2013, as Darwin Day, and its recognition of "Charles Darwin as a worthy symbol on which to celebrate the achievements of reason, science, and the advancement of human knowledge."

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01.15.2013
“Charles Darwin has a posse” image © Colin Purrington. Source: http://colinpurrington.com/graphics/science/darwinposse

It's time to dust off your Darwin costume again: less than a month remains before Darwin Day 2013!

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01.08.2013

The second public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards is available on-line — and your feedback is invited.

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01.07.2013
How to Build a Habitable Planet

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Charles H. Langmuir and Wally Broecker's How to Build a Habitable Planet: The Story of Earth from the Big Bang to Humankind (Princeton University Press, 2012).

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12.31.2012
Carl R. WoeseCarl R. Woese

The distinguished microbiologist Carl R. Woese died on December 30, 2012, at the age of 84, according to the Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois.

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11.29.2012

The latest issue of Evolution: Education and Outreach — the new journal promoting the accurate understanding and comprehensive teaching of evolutionary theory for a wide audience — is now published. The theme for the issue (volume 5, number 4), edited by Bruce S. Lieberman, is biogeography.

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