Science Is Constantly Evolving

Discover the latest in climate change and evolution education news.

February 15, 2019
Darwin Day resolutions have been again introduced in both houses of Congress, according to a February 12, 2019, press release from the American Humanist Association. The resolutions — House Resolution 123 and Senate Resolution 63 — would, if passed, express support of designating…
February 15, 2019
Scientists and science educators of all stripes — students, postdocs, faculty, and full- or part-time science communicators — are invited to enter the Eighth Annual Evolution Video Competition, sponsored by the Duke Initiative for Science & Society, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute,…
February 12, 2019
NCSE is pleased to congratulate Michael E. Mann, who along with Warren M. Washington was named the co-recipient of the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement — often described as the Nobel Prize for the environment — for 2019, according (PDF) to a February 12, 2019, press release. Naomi Oreskes…
February 10, 2019
We’re proud to announce 10 teachers chosen to be NCSE Teacher Ambassadors for climate change. These 10 teachers were chosen from an extremely competitive group of applicants. They each have impressive backgrounds and interests, and bring unique skills and perspectives to their roles.We’…
February 8, 2019
In the course of the average year, NCSE expects to have to monitor between half a dozen and a dozen legislative measures that threaten the integrity of science education. (See “Antiscience Legislation chez NCSE” for my explanation of what it takes for a bill to merit our attention.) But already in…
January 22, 2019
Seven in ten Americans think that global warming is happening, and six in ten think that, if it is happening, it is mostly owing to human activity, but only about one in five know that nearly all climate scientists agree that global warming is happening as a result of human activity. Those were…
January 18, 2019
It's time to dust off your Darwin costume again: less than a month remains before Darwin Day 2019! Colleges and universities, schools, libraries, museums, churches, civic groups, and just plain folks across the country — and the world — are preparing to celebrate Darwin Day, on or around February…
January 15, 2019
Our Teacher Ambassadors are amazing educators doing great work teaching the science of evolution and climate change in places where these topics may be socially controversial. They’re developing and field-testing lessons and providing professional development to colleagues who…
January 11, 2019
The distinguished biologist Rudolf A. "Rudy" Raff died on January 5, 2019, at the age of 77, according to The Scientist (January 9, 2019). Raff was a pioneering figure in the field of evolutionary developmental biology — "evo-devo" — which seeks to integrate evolutionary biology…

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