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2013-07-20 23:04:07

The Independent Investigations Group (IIG) has announced the finalists for their Seventh annual awards ceremony.

2009-08-12 11:38:00

FOLSOM, California, August 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, August 17th at 1:30PM in Hensill Hall 113, attendees of the 90th Annual Pacific Division Meeting of the AAAS in San Francisco will get to learn about the latest efforts in science communication from some of the brightest minds in the field." The symposium is called "Good Science is Only Part of the Job: Communicating Science to the Public." (Online link: http://www.sou.edu/aaaspd/2009SANFRANCISCO/Symposia09.html#15). As...

2006-02-19 18:35:00

American scientists fighting back against creationism, intelligent design and other theories that seek to deny or downgrade the importance of evolution have recruited unlikely allies -- the clergy.

2005-12-20 17:16:51

By Jon Hurdle PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A judge on Tuesday barred the teaching of intelligent design as an alternative to evolution at a Pennsylvania school, saying in a scathing rebuke to the school board that it violated a constitutional ban on teaching religion in public schools. U.S.

2005-09-23 12:05:00

A new battle over teaching about man's origins in U.S. schools goes to court for the first time next week, pitting Christian conservatives against educators and scientists in a trial viewed as the biggest test of the issue since the late 1980s.

2005-08-10 17:05:16

Please read in paragraph eight "to push their views" instead of "to push their secular views." By Carey Gillam OVERLAND PARK, Kan.

2005-08-10 13:45:00

After months of debate over science and religion, the Kansas Board of Education has tentatively approved new state science standards that weaken the role evolution plays in teaching about the origin of life.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.