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01.29.2014

Rush HoltRush Holt

House Resolution 467 (PDF), introduced in the United States House of Representatives on January 29, 2014, would, if passed, express the House's support of designating February 12, 2014, 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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01.13.2014

“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 2014!

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12.30.2013

Pew Research Center

Six in ten Americans accept human evolution, while a third hold that humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

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12.30.2013

The distinguished scholar of science and religion Ian Barbour died on December 24, 2013, at the age of 90, according to Carleton College (December 27, 2013).

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12.18.2013

A recent Harris poll addressed evolution and creationism, with unsurprising results. 

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12.09.2013

Edward T. Oakes

The Catholic theologian Edward T. Oakes, S.J., died on December 6, 2013, at the age of 65, according to the Catholic News Agency (December 6, 2013).

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11.07.2013

Alfred Russel WallaceIn honor of the centenary of the death of Alfred Russel Wallace, NCSE is pleased to list a number of on-line resources on Wallace's life and work.

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09.20.2013

The Darwin Day Roadshow is returning! The Roadshow is a project of the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, in which NESCent staff shares their enthusiasm for evolutionary science with students, teachers, and the general public on the occasion of Charles Darwin's birthday, February 12.

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09.06.2013

California's state board of education voted unanimously to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards on September 4, 2013, according to a press release from the California Department of Education.

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08.06.2013

KATS award for KCFS

NCSE is pleased to congratulate Kansas Citizens for Science for receiving a 2013 Outstanding Contributions to Science Education Award from the Kansas Association of Teachers of Science.

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