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by Gary Hurd
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Sep 23, 2009 at 01:12 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Cross posted at PennToPaper.com Nothing frustrates me more than when people misuse science to ...
by mconvente
Comment Count 106 comments on Sat Aug 15, 2009 at 02:00 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
And this my friends is welcome news to scientists and the public alike. Certainly if you have been paying attention, this comes as no surprise. The news here is that Obama made this applause line at ...
by UTvoter
Comment Count 69 comments on Mon May 04, 2009 at 07:59 AM PDT with 51 Recommends
A retired science teacher looks at subtle and not so subtle efforts by the oil and coal industry and global warming deniers to subvert environmental education in the public schools, by spreading ...
by loblolly
Comment Count 62 comments on Mon May 18, 2009 at 12:15 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
There is a far deeper and more profound transition occurring in the "green revolution" than is commonly appreciated. While the immediate benefit of humanity's shift to a sustainable energy economy ...
by Troubadour
Comment Count 59 comments on Wed May 20, 2009 at 10:14 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
There've been a lot of education diaries lately. They mostly leave me feeling tense and stressed whether I agree with the diarist or not. I thought it would make a nice change share something funny ...
by houyhnhnm
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2009 at 06:39 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
When 26 year-old Charles Darwin sailed into the Galapagos Islands in 1835 aboard the HMS Beagle , little could he have imagined that nearly two centuries later citizens around the globe ...
by StrangeAnimals
Comment Count 41 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2009 at 11:02 PM PST with 33 Recommends
Kudos to Deoliver47 for the excellent piece on the real story behind ...
by dryfoo
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2008 at 10:17 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
While it’s hard to avoid flying into the flame of firebrand politics, I try to remember that this election is about issues, not personalities. It’s about judgment, not rhetoric. It’...
by scxq28
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2008 at 10:24 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The religious right has long coveted control of the Texas State Board of Education. There are many reasons, but one of them is the disproportionate influence of Texas in purchasing textbooks. For ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2008 at 11:12 AM PST with 51 Recommends
For a long time now, the religious right has succeeded in dominating public discourse on the intersection of science and religion. Among other things, seesaw battles have been waged in many states ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Feb 08, 2008 at 09:40 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Although the recent firing of Chris Comer has indicated that Texas is in the business of keeping our schoolchildren ignorant on the teaching of evolution, I believe that Florida is inching the ...
by cassdog
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2007 at 07:32 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Enjoying vacation I read fully "Prometheus Rising" by Robert Anton Wilson . ...
by das monde
Comment Count 0 comments on Wed Jul 25, 2007 at 09:02 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Oh! Ok dudes! My gloves are off! And I am going to tell you off. Some many of you chose to slam NSTA for not accepting the 50k copies of An Inconvenient Truth. Yes, I too was surprised by the news ...
by TexMex
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Nov 28, 2006 at 08:23 AM PST with 10 Recommends
by CydeWeys
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Oct 19, 2005 at 05:36 PM PDT with 13 Recommends