09.08.2009

Francis Collins Nomination: Expert Sources

With the recent nomination of Francis Collins to head the NIH, there's been a lot of talk about the potential conflict between the man's religious views and his work as a scientist...and his potential impact (positive or negative) on the NIH.

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09.08.2009

Battle in the Classroom

State science standards under attack

Are state science standards worthless? Are kids learning about evolution or being spoon-fed creationist pseudoscience? What's the proper role of state science standards in American public education, anyway?

To get some answers, the National Center for Science Education (NCSE) conducted an in-depth survey of 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The good news: Current state science standards cover evolution more extensively than they did 9 years ago.

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09.08.2009

NCSE is twittering! The latest in the creationism/evolution controversy, in 140-character bursts! Join now to start receiving NCSE's tweets.

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09.04.2009
Nick MatzkeNick Matzke

Former NCSE staffer Nick Matzke found a source for a spurious Darwin quotation — and won a prize for it!

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09.01.2009

The latest issue of Evolution: Education and Outreach — the new journal aspiring to promote accurate understanding and comprehensive teaching of evolutionary theory for a wide audience — is now available on-line.

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