A Big Problem for Common Descent: Hundreds of "Active 'Foreign' Genes" Don't Fit the Standard Evolutionary Phylogeny
In Seattle? Join Us Thursday as Geneticist Michael Denton Speaks on "The Place of Life and Humanity in the Cosmos"
Streaming Live at Noon Eastern, John West at the Heritage Foundation on "Scientism in the Age of Obama"
"Solution" to an Origin of Life Puzzle Highlights the Need for Careful Planning by an Intelligent Investigator
Scientists and science educators of all stripes — students, postdocs, faculty, and full- or part-time science communicators — are invited to enter the Fifth Annual Evolution Video Competition, sponsored by the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the Society for the Study of Evolution.
The chorus of support for the teaching of evolution continues, with a statement from the American Federation of Teachers, adopted in 2014.
NCSE is pleased to announce the winners of the Friend of Darwin award for 2015: Neil Shubin, the Robert R. Bensley Distinguished Service Professor of the Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy at the University of Chicago, codiscoverer of Tiktaalik roseae and author of Your Inner Fish (2008), and Ronald L. Numbers, the Hilldale Professor of the History of Science and Medicine at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and author of The Creationists (1992, expanded edition 2006).