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John Holland dies

John Holland, via the Santa Fe InstituteJohn Holland

The computer scientist John Holland died on August 9, 2015, at the age of 86, according to a memorial notice from the Santa Fe Institute (August 10, 2015).

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As the only national organization that is wholly dedicated to defending the teaching of evolution and climate change in the public schools, NCSE is the perfect place to find someone to speak to your organization or university about issues relevant to evolution and climate education and attacks on either or both.

NGSS adopted in Iowa

The Iowa Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards at its August 6, 2015, meeting.


A glimpse of Domestication

Domesticated cover

NCSE is pleased to offer a free preview (PDF) of Richard C. Francis's Domesticated: Evolution in a Man-Made World (W. W. Norton, 2015).

Polling evolution in western Canada


"[T]he entire west coast" of Canada is "moving away from creationism," reports the Vancouver Observer (July 23, 2015).