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Adam Gopnik: Why we should quiz politicians about their views of evolution

In honor of Darwin Day, writer Adam Gopnik penned a piece at the Nov. 19 Daily Comment site at the New Yorker: “The evolution catechism… 1,050 more words


Philomena Cunk on "Time"

This is the first episode of Cunk’s “Moments of Wonder”. And yes, Dr. Stuart Clark is a real Science Man. Pity that Philomena didn’t say “monkey” this time, but I’d still marry her.

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Deeper Ties to Corporate Cash for Doubtful Climate Researcher - NYTimes.com

“The whole doubt-mongering strategy relies on creating the impression of scientific debate,” said Naomi Oreskes, a historian of science at Harvard University and the co-author of “Merchants of Doubt,” a book about such campaigns. 25 more words

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Surprise! ISIS bans teaching evolution in schools

This post is like telling people that Christians now worship Jesus. But I put it down for the record, for, after all, many Muslims accept evolution. 415 more words

Davis Reporter Trades Byline for Bicycle to Teach Kids Physics on Transcontinental Ride

Early this month, CapSciComm colleague and science reporter Elizabeth Case traded in her press badge for tire patches and other cycling paraphernalia. A former UCLA physics major, AAAS Mass Media Fellowship recipient, and an active member of the data journalism and coding community, Case is about to embark on a coast-to-coast bicycle ride that will unite all of her science communications passions into a single mission. 650 more words

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I didn't make Censor of the Year :-(

I was so pleased last year to be named the Discovery Institute’s “Censor of the Year” for 2013, recognizing my activities in deep-sixing the teaching of intelligent design at Ball State University. 628 more words

Intelligent Design Creationism Watch