Print Edition Contents: 27 (5-6)
- Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial
Most (but not all) PBS stations air a two-hour documentary on Kitzmiller v Dover and the aftermath.
- A Victory over “Intelligent Design” in Oklahoma
William Dembski came to Oklahoma, but the audience was not impressed.
- “Intelligent Design” Reflects Human Ignorance
Phillip E Klebba
Things often seem “irreducibly complex” when we do not know the answers — yet!
- The Rise and Fall of the Vitter Earmark
A Louisiana senator attempts to use “earmarking” to provide financial support for creationism.
- The History of Life as a Walk in the Park
Andrew J Petto
A Wisconsin artist teams up with school children to promote evolution through the arts.
- Creationism in the Russian Educational Landscape
Inga Levit, Uwe Hoßfeld, Lennart Olsson
A student sues her school district for “alternatives”; various factions promote creationism in the schools.
- Political Science: Presidential Candidates’ Views
Andrew J Petto
The journal Science reports about positions on science and technology issues in the presidential campaign.
- The Answers in Genesis Schism:
No Resolution in Sight
Andrew J Petto
CMI fires a new volley in the ongoing dispute.
News from California, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Europe, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
- News from the Membership
What our members are doing to support evolution and oppose pseudoscience wherever the need arises.
- How to Talk to the TV Media
Most Americans get their news from TV — a medium suited to very short stories.
- Books: Teaching and Learning About Evolution Books for young and old, neophytes and old hands.
- NCSE On the Road
Check the calendar here for NCSE speakers.
- Polls Apart on Human Origins
You may have suspected that the answers to those creation/evolution polls are skewed by the way that pollsters phrase their questions. George Bishop documents the effects.
- In Praise of the Bravery of Biology Teachers
Frans de Waal
When asked by Time magazine to name a person of the year, de Waal cited biology teachers who resist public pressure to water down evolution in the curriculum.
- Gravity: It’s Only a Theory
What would happen if every scientific theory were subject to textbook disclaimers?
- Our Inner Ape: A Leading Primatologist Explains
Why We Are Who We Are by Frans de Waal
Reviewed by Anne D Holden
- Just a Theory: Exploring the Nature of Science
by Moti Ben-Ari
Reviewed by Michael Zimmerman
- Intelligent Design and Fundamentalist Opposition
to Evolution by Angus M Gunn
Reviewed by Charles A Israel
- Evolution versus Intelligent Design: Why All the
Fuss? by Peter Cook
Reviewed by Matt Young
- Mammals Who Morph: The Universe Tells Our
Evolution Story, Book Three by Jennifer Morgan
Reviewed by Lisa M Blank
- A Jealous God: Science’s Crusade Against Religion
by Pamela Winnick
Reviewed by Jeffrey Shallit
- Dinosaurs: The Most Complete Up-to-Date
Encyclopedia for Dinosaur Lovers of All Ages
by Thomas R Holtz Jr
Reviewed by Randall B Irmis
- The Voyage of the Beetle: A Journey Around the
World with Charles Darwin and the Search for
the Solution to the Mystery of Mysteries, as
Narrated by Rosie, an Articulate Beetle
by Anne H Weaver
Reviewed by Jason R Wiles
- God and Evolution: A Reader
edited by Mary Kathleen Cunningham
Reviewed by James F McGrath
- Instructions for Contributors
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