Texas Education Official Forced to
Resign Over Evolution
Chris Comer, a veteran state science administrator,
was not sufficiently "neutral" regarding evolution
A Sorry State of Affairs
Chris Comer had forwarded an e-mail from NCSE
announcing a talk on ID by Barbara Forrest. The TEA
reaction proves the point of her talk.
The E-mail That Ended a Career
Hundreds of e-mails are sent from NCSE on a regular
basis. Why did this one cause so much trouble?
Explore Evolution: Notes from the Field
Louise S Mead
The newest entry in the "intelligent design" salvo is
released.No surprises: both the science and the
pedagogy are subpar.
The German Anti-Darwin Industry:
Twentieth Anniversary of a Multi-Media Business
German anti-evolutionists celebrate the 20th
anniversary of their premiere publication — now with
Science, Evolution, and Creationism:
A Welcome Defense of Evolution
The National Academy of Sciences releases a new,
updated, and expanded version of its classic
A New Standard in Florida: Evolution is
The process of adopting new standards for science
education in Florida was contentious, but the "e-word"
will now appear in the state science standards.
News from California, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts,
South Carolina, Texas, Switzerland, and the United
News from the Membership
What our members are doing to support evolution and
oppose pseudoscience wherever the need arises.
NCSE's New Logo
The familiar "squashed spider" has been replaced.
Reactions from the Press
Chris Comer's forced resignation generated editorial
comments across the country. Here is a sampling.
Books: Stand Up for Human Evolution
Books about the biological history of humans and
NCSE On the Road
Check the calendar here for NCSE speakers.
The Mysterious "Spheres" of Ottosdal, South Africa
Paul V Heinrich
A closer examination of supposedly inexplicable objects
shows that they are neither as they were described nor all
that mysterious ... to a competent geologist.
Worlds of Their Own
by Robert Schadewald
Reviewed by David Morrison
Science, Evolution, and Creationism
by the National Academy of Sciences
and Institute of Medicine
Reviewed by David C Kopaska-Merkel
Origins: A Reformed Look at Creation, Design, &
by Deborah B Haarsma and Loren D Haarsma
Reviewed by Rebecca J Flietstra
The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate
Forensic Record of Evolution by Sean B Carroll
Reviewed by Louise S Mead