NO DINOSAURS IN HEAVEN SCREENS AT NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES: KEEPING SCIENCE IN AND CREATIONISM OUT OF OUR NATION’S SCHOOLS NO DINOSAURS IN HEAVEN, a new documentary from Emmy-Award winning filmmaker Greta Schiller, explores the real threat of creationists getting teaching credentials in order to infiltrate science education. The film will screen on October 25,…
Atheists, Agnostics, Scientists Protest Creation Museum. The San Diego New Atheists and Agnostics, a group with over 700 registered members, has announced plans for a “positive protest” at the Creation and Earth History Museum on Saturday, September 24. “I’ve tried the angry-atheist thing before and, believe me, it doesn’t work,”
Richard Dawkins, an Original Thinker Who Bashes Orthodoxy – NYTimes.com. The New York Times does a feature on Richard Dawkins.
David Attenborough joins campaign against creationism in schools – Telegraph. Sir David Attenborough has weighed into a campaign calling for creationism to be banned from the school science curriculum and for evolution to be taught more widely in schools.
Evolution Ascendant: Polls Show Darwin’s Explanation of Human Origins Up, Creationism Down. A long-running Gallup poll on the question of human origins finds that evolution beats creationism 56 percent to 40 percent. Not surprisingly, perhaps, Fox News has a different poll with different results.
The children’s book “too hot for US”, but warmly received in Canada, wins an award. Daniel Loxton confirmed via Twitter that his Kids Can Press book entitled Evolution: How We and All Living Things Came to Be won the Lane Anderson prize for young readers.
Orang pendek quest begins in Sumatra | Richard Freeman | Science | guardian.co.uk. This is part 2 of the Freeman article about his new expedition to find the orang pendek. Kerinci Seblat National Park is huge, but it cannot hold out against human pressure forever. If we can prove the existence of a new species…
Lab Chimps Laugh And Hug At Taste Of Freedom – Yahoo! The video (no audio) in this story shows chimpanzees exploring the outside for the first time after being kept in a laboratory for their whole lives.
On the trail of the orang pendek, Sumatra’s mystery ape |The Guardian (UK) On Friday zoologist Richard Freeman embarks on an expedition to Sumatra to find the elusive orang pendek.
Evolution of an artist: Times Colonist (Canada) Victoria resident Daniel Loxton’s children’s book may have been “too hot” for U.S. markets, but it’s garnering high praise at home in Canada.