The creationists didn't win Friday when the State Board of Education took up new biology textbooks in an ideologically fraught, historically contentious adoption process. Most of the materials sailed through. But they didn't exactly lose, either. Biology, one of the top two or three most widely u ... More >>
The State Board of Education doesn't vote on new high-school biology textbooks until Friday, but the Discovery Institute -- an avowed foe of teaching evolution in public schools -- is bracing for the worst. Dr. Stephen C. Meyer, an institute board member, tells Evolution News and Views that the pr ... More >>
Will anti-evolutionists be able to adapt and survive in a new textbook market?
Don McLeroy, a Bryan dentist and former Texas State Board of Education Chairman who made a star turn as the anti-science Sunday school teacher in last year's "The Revisionaries", was unseated from the board in the 2010 Republican primary. Yet his crusade, to use science textbooks to explain the full ... More >>
Two weeks ago Bill Zedler, state rep for District 96 in Arlington, tossed into the legislative heap House Bill 2454, which would prohibit "discrimination by public institutions of higher education against faculty members and students based on their conduct of research relating to intelligent desi ... More >>
If you fell prey to the siren call of the Discovery Institute's 2007 Darwin vs. Design conference at Southern Methodist University, well, dust off your fossil records and get your ape suit to the dry cleaners, because next Thursday night we're gonna do it all again.Next week's panel discussion, " ... More >>
Give this round to science in the fight over how to teach evolution in Texas schools
Should creationism win out, textbooks throughout the countrynot just Texaswill challenge the theory of evolution in science curricula
For a quarter-century Roy Abraham Varghese has been assembling God proofs. Along the way he won over the world's most influential atheist.
In case you missed it, there's been a tempest roiling at Southern Methodist University over the last couple of weeks completely unrelated to nekkid women. Professors from the science departments at SMU tried to shut down a conference beginning tonight at McFarlin Auditorium dubbed Darwin vs. Design, ... More >>
William Dembski thought Baylor University would be the perfect place to investigate a scientific alternative to Darwinism. He didn't know he'd be crucified for his cause.