- 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