In Lebec, California, a creationist soccer coach tries a blind-side run, but ends up with a boom ball.
Problems with the Intersession Course
Eugenie C Scott
NCSE's executive director describes the scientific and pedagogical flaws of the proposed "philosophy of intelligent design" course in Lebec.
"Critical Analysis" in Ohio:
The Return of the Zombie
The standard that would not die rattles around Ohio's Board of Education.
Evolution Safe, After a Delay, in Michigan
Despite pressure from creationist lawmakers, the state's board of education stands its ground on evolution.
Legal Troubles Plague Kent Hovind
The irrepressible "Dr Dino" and his wife are convictedon multiple federal counts of tax evasion.
News from California, Texas,Canada, Germany, Kenya, and Poland.
NCSE Welcomes New Staff
Some new faces you will see and new voices you will hear around the office.
NCSE Thanks You for Your Generous Support
Recognizing those who have helped NCSE financially.
Ten (Eleven) Things Evolutionists Can Do to Improve Communication
The director of Flock of Dodos gives free advice.
Books: Mystery of Mysteries
Books that examine evolution and speciation.
NCSE On the Road
An NCSE speaker may be coming to your neighborhood. Check the calendar here.
Baraminology: Systematic Discontinuity in Discontinuity Systematics
Alan Gishlick introduces the main concepts, definitions, and analytical strategies of the creationist approach to systematics intended to show that the pattern of similarity and diversity among living things is one of separation and uniqueness rather than one of common descent.
ANOPA: "Statistical" Systematics for
Research into "baraminology" uses supposedly superior statistical tools. However, they succeed only in giving a less detailed, less clear view of relationships among organisms.
The Basic Types of Life:
Critical Evaluation of a Hybrid Model
In Europe, the creationist concept of "basic types" of life has made headway with a creationist textbook and even some mainstream scientific publications. Is it productive science or just sterile pseudoscience?
Species, Kinds, and Evolution
In order to study speciation, it helps to know what makes a species. Since living things are a stop-frame in an ongoing evolutionary process, defining a species can be done in various ways ...
Review of Cladistics: A Practical Primer on CD-ROM by Peter Skelton and Andrew Smith
Reviewed by Alan Gishlick