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NCSE is pleased to announce the addition of a further batch of videos to NCSE's YouTube channel. Especially noteworthy is Eugenie C. Scott speaking on "The public understanding of evolution and the KISS principle" at the University of Idaho in 2009, on the occasion of her receiving the first Stephen Jay Gould Prize from the Society for the Study of Evolution.

Freshwater appeal to be heard

The Ohio Supreme Court will hear the appeal of John Freshwater, the middle school science teacher in Mount Vernon, Ohio, who was fired over his inappropriate religious activity in the classroom, including teaching creationism.

"An Evolving Controversy"

Will a new generation of science standards improve the teaching of science?

A preview of The Rocks Don't Lie

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of David R. Montgomery's The Rocks Don't Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah's Flood (W. W. Norton, 2012).

NCSE's Newton on creationism and climate change denial

"What do creationists and climate change deniers have in common?" asks NCSE's Steven Newton, writing in the May 2012 issue of the American Geoscience Institute's magazine, Earth.