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Congratulations to Michael E. Mann

NCSE is delighted to congratulate Michael E. Mann on his selection to receive the 2018 Climate Communication Prize from the American Geological Union. The prize is conferred annually in recognition for communication of climate science.

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Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza dies

The distinguished geneticist Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza died on August 31, 2018, at the age of 96, according to La Repubblica (September 1, 2018).

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Michigan Citizens for Science Has a New Domain

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Fri, 2018-08-31 17:05
Things have been quiet on the evolution/creation front in Michigan. So quiet that the domain for Michigan Citizens for Science
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Farewell to Claire Adrian-Tucci

NCSE bids farewell to Claire Adrian-Tucci, who joined NCSE in 2016.

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Evolution in Arizona: Staying Vigilant

NCSE's Deputy Director takes exception to the idea that proposed changes to a draft of state science standards in Arizona which dilute the teaching of evolution are "unremarkable and unobjectionable."

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Polling the flat earth

Writing for Scientific American's blog (August 21, 2018), Craig A. Foster of the US Air Force Academy and NCSE's Glenn Branch discuss what "seems to have been the first systematic attempt to assess the American population's views on the shape of the Earth." 

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Michael E. Mann and Meg Herbert On Their New Climate Change Children’s Book

Renowned climate scientist Michael E. Mann and author and illustrator Megan Herbert provide insight into their new children's book about climate change, The Tantrum That Saved the World.

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Book Review: The Tantrum that Saved the World 

The Tantrum that Saved the World, a children's book about climate change written by Michael E. Mann and Megan Herbert, is reviewed by a fifth grade teacher and her students.

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A new survey on climate change

"A record 60% of Americans now think that global warming is happening and that humans are at least partially responsible for the rising temperature," according (PDF) to the latest survey from the National Studies on Energy and the Environment conducted by the University of Michigan and Muhlenberg College.

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The Washington Post on Paying for Health Care

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Tue, 2018-08-14 04:14
There’s a Washington Post editorial board op-ed on Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for all” proposal. I’m going to work on just
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NCSE's advice to the EPA

In a memorandum (PDF) dated August 7, 2018, NCSE's executive director Ann Reid wrote to oppose the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science" and to urge the EPA to withdraw its proposal.

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Net Neutrality: FCC FCC’s Itself

W.R. Elsberry's The Austringer - Thu, 2018-08-09 03:31
Last year, John Oliver had an an exceptional episode of “Last Week Tonight” devoted to the net neutrality issue. One
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Help wanted: part-time fall intern

NCSE is seeking to hire a part-time fall intern to assist with the national launch of the Science Booster Club program.

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NCSE's Science Booster Club Program in the literature

A study showing that NCSE's Science Booster Club Program's no-conflict approach increased community science literacy and engagement was just published in JCOM Journal of Science Communication.

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Eye Evolution: A Closer Look

In a previous article I described how theories of innovation provide insight into the limits of natural selection. Brian Miller
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A Son Realizes the Irrepressible Truth

I had just witnessed in action what Douglas Axe describes in his book Undeniable as the design intuition. Howard Glicksman
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With Fresh Funding, ENCODE Team Continues Demolition of "Junk DNA" Myth

NIH just funded five centers to explore what the "dark matter genome" (the non-protein-coding part) is doing. Evolution News & Views
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Happy Darwin Day! German Natural History Museum Is Our 2017 Censor of the Year

The often-heard assertion that a scientific "consensus" exists in favor of orthodox Darwinian theory is true only on the surface. David Klinghoffer
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With Darwin Day Coming Tomorrow, Here's Tom Bethell on Darwin's Deception

Many pastors, priests, and rabbis, have been captivated by the idea that they can have their cake and eat it too. David Klinghoffer
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"Revolutionary" Michael Behe Tours Florida

At the University of South Florida, the discussion period was "fantastic," and the time allotted had to be extended. Evolution News & Views
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