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Creationism Vs Evolution - The Battle Continues In The UK
2011-09-21 05:17:06

In an effort to curb the teaching of Creationism and Intelligent Design (ID) in British public schools, scientists have called on the government to toughen its guidance on their promotion in classrooms.

2008-09-17 00:00:11

By Steve Connor The scientist who said creationism should be discussed in science lessons has left his job at the Royal Society.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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