News

David H. Bailey
13 Oct 2011 (c) 2011

This section contains links to some interesting recent news articles in the general area of modern science and religion. Specific topics of interest include biology, evolution, geology, physics, astronomy, cosmology, computer science, science-religion controversies, ethics and morality, biblical scholarship and others. New entries are posted frequently. Most recent listed first.

Astronomy, cosmology and physics

  1. Amanda Gefter, "About time: Why does time's arrow fly only one way?," New Scientist, 10 Oct 2011, available at Online article.
  2. Amanda Gefter, "About time: Countdown to the theory of everything," New Scientist, 10 Oct 2011, available at Online article.
  3. Dennis Overbye, "Studies of Universe’s Expansion Win Physics Nobel," New York Times, 4 Oct 2011, available at Online article.
  4. Davide Castelvecchi, "Superluminal Neutrinos Would Wimp Out En Route," Scientific American, blog, 3 Oct 2011, available at Online article.
  5. Lee Billings, "Light of life: The hunt for another Earth," New Scientist, 28 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  6. Dennis Overbye, "After Report on Speed, a Rush of Scrutiny," New York Times, 23 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  7. Dennis Overbye, "Tiny Neutrinos May Have Broken Cosmic Speed Limit," New York Times, 22 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  8. Dennis Overbye, "NASA Detects Planet Dancing with a Pair of Stars," New York Times, 15 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  9. Brian Vastag, "New 'super-Earth' that is 36 light-years away might hold water, astronomers say," Washington Post, 12 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  10. Stuart Clark, "Third experiment sees hints of dark matter," New Scientist, 7 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  11. Linda Vu, "Berkeley Scientists Discover an "Instant Cosmic Classic" Supernova," Berkeley Lab News Center, 25 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  12. Dennis Overbye, "Offering Funds, U.S. Agency Dreams of Sending Humans to Stars," New York Times, 17 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  13. David Shiga, "Moon may be 200 million years younger than thought," New Scientist, 17 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  14. Amanda Gefter, "Time need not end in the multiverse," New Scientist, 11 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  15. [no author] "Donors keep SETI open to listen for alien signals," San Francisco Chronicle, 13 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  16. Kenneth Chang, "Scientists Find Signs Water Is Flowing on Mars," New York Times, 4 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  17. [no author] "Hubble Constant: A New Way to Measure the Expansion of the Universe," Science Daily, 27 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  18. Geoff Brumfiel, "Hint of Higgs, but little more," Nature News, 25 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  19. Stephen Hawking, "Existence: Where did we come from?," New Scientist, 25 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  20. Amanda Gefter, "Existence: Why is there a universe?," New Scientist, 25 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  21. Valerie Jamieson, "Existence: Are we alone in the universe?," New Scientist, 25 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  22. Marcus Chown, "Existence: Am I a hologram?," New Scientist, 25 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  23. Marcus Chown, "Existence: Why is the universe just right for us?," New Scientist, 25 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  24. Marcus Chown, "Existence: Is there more than one me?," New Scientist, 25 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  25. Stephen Battersby, "Existence: How will it all end?," New Scientist, 20 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  26. [no author] "Movement of Black Holes Powers Quasars, the Universe's Brightest Lights," Science Daily, 21 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  27. Alexander Vilenkin and Max Tegmark, "The Case for Parallel Universes," Scientific American, 19 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  28. George F. R. Ellis, "Does the Multiverse Really Exist?," Scientific American, 19 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  29. Kate McAlpine, "Dark-energy fingerprints found in ancient radiation," 15 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  30. Jessica Griggs, "Hologram revolution: The theory changing all physics," New Scientist, 13 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  31. [no author] "Quantum 'Graininess' of Space at Smaller Scales? Gamma-Ray Observatory Challenges Physics Beyond Einstein," Science Daily, 1 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  32. Anil Ananthaswamy, "Quantum magic trick shows reality is what you make it," New Scientist, 22 Jun 2011, available at Online article.
  33. Stephen Battersby, "Largest cosmic structures 'too big' for theories," New Scientist, 22 Jun 2011, available at Online article.
  34. Michael Hoinski, "U.T. Experiment Grapples with Essence of Gravity," New York Times, 18 Jun 2011, available at Online article.
  35. Maggie McKee, "Second team does not see Tevatron's mystery signal," New Scientist, 10 Jun 2011, available at Online article.
  36. Eric Hand, "Time up for relativity table-top test?," Nature News, 9 Jun 2011, available at Online article.
  37. Justin Mullins, "When the multiverse and many-worlds collide," New Scientist, 1 Jun 2011, available at Online article.
  38. Kenneth Chang, "Evidence of Water Beneath Moon's Stony Face," New York Times, 26 May 2011, available at Online article.
  39. [no author] "Cosmic Explosion Is New Candidate for Most Distant Object in the Universe," Science Daily, 25 May 2011, available at Online article.
  40. [no author] "Dark Energy is real," Australian Astronomical Observatory press release, 19 May 2011, available at Online article.
  41. Dennis Overbye, "Cast Adrift in the Milky way, Billions of Planets, All Alone," New York Times, 18 May 2011, available at Online article.
  42. [no author] "Fundamental Question on How Life Started Solved: Supercomputer Calculates Carbon Nucleus," Science Daily, 10 May 2011, available at Online article.
  43. Guy Gugliotta, "Fountains of Optimism for Life Way Out There," New York Times, 9 May 2011, available at Online article.
  44. Claudia Dreifus, "Life and the Cosmos, Word by Painstaking Word" [interview with Stephen Hawking], New York Times, 9 May 2011, available at Online article.
  45. Dennis Overbye, "52 Years and $750 Million Prove Einstein Was Right," New York Times, 4 May 2011, available at Online article.
  46. Lisa M. Krieger, "SETI Institute to shut down alien-seeking radio dishes," Scientific American, 26 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  47. [no author] "Primordial Weirdness: Did the Early Universe Have One Dimension? Scientists Outline Test for Theory," Science Daily, 20 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  48. Celeste Biever, "Dark matter no-show at sensitive underground lab," New Scientist, 14 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  49. Mark Buchanan, "Exo-evolution: Aliens who hide, survive," New Scientist, 08 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  50. Amanda Gefter, "Mystery signal at Fermilab hints at 'technicolour' force," New Scientist, 7 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  51. Dennis Overbye, "At Particle Lab, a Tantalizing Glimpse Has Physicists Holding Their Breaths," New York Times, 5 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  52. Paul J. Steinhardt, "The Inflation Debate: Is the theory at the heart of modern cosmology deeply flawed?," Scientific American, 1 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  53. Amanda Gefter, "What if supersymmetry is wrong?," New Scientist, 15 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  54. [no author] "NASA's Hubble Rules out One Alternative to Dark Energy," Science Daily, 14 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  55. Rowan Hooper, "Exoplanet explosion sparks philosophical debate," New Scientist, 21 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  56. Janet Maslin, "Multiple-Universe Theory Made, Well, Easier" (review of Brian Greene's The Hidden Reality), New York Times, 26 Jan 2011, available at Online article.
  57. Dennis Overbye, "In Hubble's Lens, Signs of a Galaxy Older and Farther Than Any Other," New York Times, 26 Jan 2011, available at Online article.
  58. [no author] "Most Distant Galaxy Candidate Yet Seen: Hubble Sees Farther Back in Time Than Ever Before," Science Daily, 26 Jan 2011, available at Online article.
  59. Michael Moyer, "New Subatomic Particle Could Help Explain the Mystery of Dark Matter," Scientific American, 6 Jan 2011, available at Online article.

Biology, geology and evolution

  1. John Noble Wilford, "In African Cave, Signs of an Ancient Paint Factory," New York Times, 13 Oct 2011, available at Online article.
  2. Nicholas Wade, "Scientists Solve Puzzle of Black Death's DNA," New Scientist, 12 Oct 2011, available at Online article.
  3. Steven Newton, "Geology will survive creationist undermining," New Scientist, 11 Oct 2011, available at Online article.
  4. [no author], "Last Universal Common Ancestor More Complex Than Previously Thought," Science Daily, 5 Oct 2011, available at Online article.
  5. Michael Marshall, "The vast Asian realm of the lost humans," New Scientist, 29 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  6. Michael Marshall, "Humans colonized Asia in two waves," New Scientist, 22 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  7. Ferris Jabr, "Brainy molluscs evolved nervous systems four times," New Scientist, 16 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  8. Nicholas Wade, "New Fossils May Redraw Human Family Tree," New York Times, 8 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  9. John Noble Wilford, "Earliest Signs of Advanced Tools Found," New York Times, 31 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  10. Matt McGrath, "Neanderthal sex boosted immunity in modern humans," BBC Science and Environment, 26 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  11. Sindya N. Bhanoo, "Ancestors of Humans and Kangaroos Split Even Earlier, Fossil Indicates," New York Times, 24 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  12. Traci Watson, "86 Percent of Earth's Species Still Unknown?," National Geographic News, 24 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  13. Nicholas Wade, "Geological Team Lays Claim to Oldest Known Fossils," New York Times, 21 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  14. [no author] "Breathing New Life Into Earth: Evidence of Early Oxygen in the Oceans of Our Planet," Science Daily, 17 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  15. Paul Rincon, "New Pacific eel is a 'living fossil', scientists say," BBC News, 16 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  16. Michael Marshall, "First life: The search for the first replicator," New Scientist, 15 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  17. [no author] "Study Builds On Plausible Scenario for Origin of Life On Earth," Science Daily, 10 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  18. [no author] "Possible origin of chirality in the RNA world," Chemistry World, 07 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  19. [Kaplan2011] Matt Kaplan, "Is the 'Hobbit' Just a Deformed Human?," Scientific American, 8 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  20. Dennis Overbye, "'It's Alive! It's Alive!' Maybe Right Here on Earth," New York Times, 27 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  21. James O'Donoghue, "Archaeopteryx knocked off its perch as first bird," New Scientist, 27 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  22. Kate Douglas, "Existence: Will we die out?," New Scientist, 25 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  23. Carl Zimmer, "Evolution Right Under Our Noses," New York Times, 25 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  24. Rachel Caspari, "The Evolution of Grandparents," Scientific American, 21 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  25. Katherine Harmon, "Fast-Evolving Brains Helped Humans out of the Stone Age," Scientific American, 20 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  26. [no author] "Ancient Footprints Show Human-Like Walking Began Nearly 4 Million Years Ago," Science Daily, 19 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  27. Michael Balter, "Case Closed for Dino Killer?," Science, 12 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  28. [no author] "Last Dinosaur Before Mass Extinction Discovered," Science Daily, 12 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  29. [no author] "Sex -- As We Know It -- Works Thanks to Ever-Evolving Host-Parasite Relationships, Biologists Find," Science Daily, 7 July 2011, available at Online article.
  30. Katharine Sanderson, "Microbial Mat Bears Direct Evidence of 3.3 Billion-Year-Old Photosynthesis," Scientific American, 6 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  31. [no author] "Human Ancestor Older Than Previously Thought; Finding Offers New Insights Into Evolution," Science Daily, 29 Jun 2011, available at Online article.
  32. Marc Kaufman, "Discovery of 'worms from hell' deep beneath Earth's surface raises new questions," Washington Post, 1 Jun 2011, available at Online article.
  33. Nicholas Wade, "Teeth of Human Ancestors Hold Clues to Their Family Life," 1 Jun 2011, available at Online article.
  34. Brian Vastag, "Debate over arsenic-based life enters a new chapter," Washington Post, 27 May 2011, available at Online article.
  35. [no author] "Neanderthals Died out Earlier Than Previously Thought, New Evidence Suggests," Science Daily, 10 May 2011, available at Online article.
  36. Michael Marshall, "Asteroids make life's raw materials," New Scientist, 4 May 2011, available at Online article.
  37. Michael Marshall, "Cooperative robots obey evolutionary law," New Scientist, 4 May 2011, available at Online article.
  38. [no author] "No Nuts for 'Nutcracker Man': Early Human Relative Apparently Chewed Grass Instead," Science Daily, 3 May 2011, available at Online article.
  39. [no author] "Lichen Evolved on Two Tracks, Like Marsupials and Mammals," Science Daily, 2 May 2011, available at Online article.
  40. [no author] "'Explosive' Evolution in Pupfish," Science Daily, 1 May 2011, available at Online article.
  41. [no author] "Evolution of Human 'Super-Brain' Tied to Development of Bipedalism, Tool-Making," Science Daily, 20 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  42. Kate Wong, "Early human fossils from South Africa could upend longheld view of human evolution," Scientific American, blog post, 18 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  43. Nicholas Wade, "Phonetic Clues Hint Language Is Africa-Born," New York Times, 14 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  44. Brian Handwerk, "New 'Buck-Toothed Evil Spirit' Dinosaur Found: Primitive predator bridges gap in fossil record, experts say," National Geographic Daily News, 13 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  45. Michael Le Page, "Why evolution is going nowhere fast," New Scientist, 5 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  46. Carl Zimmer, "Multitude of Species Face Climate Threat," New York Times, 4 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  47. Ferris Jabr, "First Americans arrived 2500 years before we thought," New Scientist, 24 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  48. John Noble Wilford, "Tools Suggest Earlier Human Arrival in America," New York Times, 24 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  49. Elizabeth Pennisi, "Researchers Challenge E. O. Wilson Over Evolutionary Theory," Science, 23 Mar 2011, availalble at Online article.
  50. [no author] "Modern bodies: Our 10,000-year makeover," New Scientist, 21 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  51. Ed Yong, "Scientists finish a 53-year-old classic experiment on the origins of life," Discover, 21 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  52. [no author] "A New Evolutionary History of Primates," Science Daily, 17 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  53. Carl Zimmer, "From Single Cells, a Vast Kingdom Arose," New York Times, 14 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  54. Nicholas Wade, "Supremacy of a Social Network," New York Times, 14 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  55. Michael Marshall, "Fluid societies powered human evolution," New Scientist, 10 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  56. Thomas H. Maugh II, "Scientists dismiss alien life report," Los Angeles Times, 8 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  57. Matt Kaplan, "Gene Study Challenges Human Origins in Eastern Africa," Scientific American, 7 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  58. [no author] "Abundant Ammonia Aids Life's Origins," Science Daily, 7 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  59. Michael Marshall, "Primordial Pac-Man: Oil droplet hints at life's origin," New Scientist, 2 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  60. Andy Coghlan, "Meteorite cargo could solve origin-of-life riddle," New Scientist, 1 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  61. [no author] "Plankton Key to Origin of Earth's First Breathable Atmosphere," Science Daily, 21 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  62. Dennis Overbye, "A Romp Through Theories Into the Cradle of Life," New York Times, 21 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  63. Katherine Harmon, "Was 'Ardi' not a human ancestor after all? New review raises doubts," Scientific American, web article, 16 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  64. Michael D. Lemonick, "Found: Ancient Bone That Let Humans Walk Upright," Time, 10 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  65. [no author] "Clay-Armored Bubbles May Have Formed First Protocells: Minerals Could Have Played a Key Role in the Origins of Life," Science Daily, 7 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  66. [no author] "Different Evolutionary Paths Lead Plants and Animals to the Same Crossroads," Science Daily, 31 Jan 2011, available at Online article.
  67. Nicholas Wade, "Tools Suggest Earlier Human Exit from Africa," New York Times, 27 Jan 2011, available at Online article.
  68. [no author] "Dinosaurs Survived Mass Extinction by 700,000 Years, Fossil Find Suggests," Science Daily, 27 Jan 2011, available at Online article.
  69. [no author] "Origin of Life on Earth: 'Natural' Asymmetry of Biological Molecules May Have Come from Space," Science Daily, 7 Jan 2011, available at Online article.
  70. [no author] "Widespread, Persistent Oxygen-Poor Conditions in Earth's Ancient Oceans Impacted Early Evolution of Animals," Science Daily, 5 Jan 2011, available at Online article.

Computer science, consciousness and philosophy

  1. Timothy Williamson, "On Ducking Challenges to Naturalism," New York Times, 28 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  2. Celeste Biever, "Universal intelligence: One test to rule them all," New Scientist, 13 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  3. Jacob Aron, "Software tricks people into thinking it is human," New Scientist, 6 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  4. Mario Livio, "Why Math Works," Scientific American, 29 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  5. Anil Ananthaswamy, "Existence: Where did my consciousness come from?," New Scientist, 25 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  6. Michael Brooks, "Existence: Am I a zombie?," New Scientist, 25 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  7. Michael Le Page, "Existence: What happens when computers overtake us?," New Scientist, 25 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  8. Anil Ananthaswamy, "Existence: What is the self?," New Scientist, 20 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  9. Michael Brooks, "The limits of knowledge: Things we'll never understand," New Scientist, 9 May 2011, available at Online article.
  10. Dan Jones, "Grand delusions: Why we're determined to be free," New Scientist, 19 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  11. Justin Mullins, "Move over, Einstein: Machines will take it from here," New Scientist, 22 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  12. Julian Baggini, "The self: why science is not enough," New Scientist, 15 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  13. John Markoff, "Computer Wins on 'Jeopardy!': Trivial, It's Not," New York Times, 17 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  14. Clay Farris Naff, "In the Watson era, Will the Computer Be Servant, Master, or Savior?," Huffington Post, 16 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  15. John Markoff, "Progress in Artificial Intelligence Brings Wonders and Fears," New York Times, 14 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  16. Lev Grossman, "2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal," Time 10 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  17. Richard Powers, "What Is Artificial Intelligence?," New York Times, 5 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  18. [no author] "Border Collie Comprehends Over 1,000 Object Names as Verbal Referents," Science Daily, 6 Jan 2011, available at Online article.

Religion, biblical and social studies

  1. Steven Pinker, "A History of Violence: Edge Master Class 2011," Edge, 27 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  2. Pete Yost, "12 percent drop in violent crime surprises experts," San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  3. Ryan Jaslow, "Marijuana use up, meth use down, says study of illegal drugs," CBS News, 9 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  4. Jennifer Wellsh, "Ossuary turns up new clues to Caiaphas," CBS News, 1 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  5. Jo Marchant, "Heal thyself: Know your purpose," New Scientist, 24 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  6. Franklin E. Zimring, "How New York Beat Crime," Scientific American, 28 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  7. David Lose, "Where Did the Bible Come From?," Huffington Post, 13 Jul 2011, available at Online article.
  8. Matti Friedman, "Bible's authors distinguished by language software," San Francisco Chronicle, 30 Jun 2011, available at Online article.
  9. Marissa Cevallos, "Cancer death rates decline in U.S.," Los Angeles, 17 Jun 2011, available at Online article.
  10. Alice Park, "U.S. Life Expectancy Lags, Slips in Women," Time, 15 Jun 2011, available at Online article.
  11. Richard A. Oppel, "Steady Decline in Major Crime Baffles Experts," New York Times, 23 May 2011, available at Online article.
  12. Justin Gillis and Celia W. Dugger, "U.N. Forecasts 10.1 Billion People by Century's End," New York Times, 3 May 2011, available at Online article.
  13. Jon Meacham, "Is Hell Dead?," Time, 14 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  14. David Lose, "Is the Bible True?," Huffington Post, 1 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  15. Bart D. Ehrman, "Who Wrote the Bible and Why It Matters," Huffington Post, 25 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  16. Sabrina Tavernise and Robert Gebeloff, "Once Rare in Rural America, Divorce Is Changing the Face of Its Families," New York Times, 23 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  17. [no author] "U.S. Death Falls for the 10th Straight Year," Science Daily, 20 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  18. Kenneth D. Kochanek and four others, "Deaths: Preliminary Data for 2009," National Vital Statistics Reports, 16 Mar 2011, available at Online article.

Science-religion controversies

  1. [no author] "Poll shows fine line GOP candidates walk on climate change, evolution," Public Opinion Research Institute, 22 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  2. Michael Powell, "A Knack for Bashing Orthodoxy" [profile of evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins], 19 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  3. [no author] "A call to ban creationism in British schools," National Center for Science Education, 19 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  4. Paul Nurse, "Stamp out anti-science in US politics," New Scientist, 14 Sep 2011, available at Online article.
  5. Albert Mohler, "False Start? The Controversy Over Adam and Eve Heats Up," AlbertMohler.com, 22 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  6. Catalina Camia, "Rick Perry: Evolution is 'theory' with 'gaps'," USA Today, 18 Aug 2011, available at Online article.
  7. Peter Hamby, "Bachmann: Schools should teach intelligent design," CNN, 17 Jun 2011, available at Online article.
  8. Andy Coghlan, "American Muslim clerics sign up for evolution," New Scientist, 27 May 2011, available at Online article.
  9. Faye Flam, "Catholicism and evolution: Are they contradictory?," Philadelphia Inquirer, 9 May 2011, available at Online article.
  10. Stephanie Moreton, "Astronomer has faith in science and religion," Deseret News, 25 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  11. Tom Jacobs, "Death Anxiety Shapes Views on Evolution," Miller-McCune, 30 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  12. Karl W. Giberson, "My Take: Jesus would believe in evolution and so should you," Huffington Post, 10 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  13. [no author] "Tennessee antievolution bill passes the House," National Center for Science Education, 7 Apr 2011, available at Online article.
  14. Tom Jacobs, "Death Anxiety Shapes Views on Evolution," Miller-McCune, 30 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  15. Hemant Mehta, "No consequence for teaching creationism," Chicago Tribune, guest blog, 23 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  16. Elaine Silvestrini, "More conservative Legislature considers evolution bill," Tampa Tribune, 14 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  17. Katherine Harmon, "Evolution Abroad: Creationism Evolves in Science Classrooms around the Globe," Scientific American, 3 Mar 2011, available at Online article.
  18. Lauri Lebeo, "The Scopes Strategy: Creationists Try New Tactics to Promote Anti-Evolutionary Teaching in Public Schools," Scientific American, 28 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  19. Karl Giberson, "America's Ongoing War on Evolution: A Christian's Lament," Huffington Post, 28 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  20. Judith Warner, "Fact-Free Science," New York Times, 25 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  21. Steven Newton, "Evolution, Creationism, and the 'Cautious 60 Percent'," Huntington Post, 21 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  22. Dave Mosher, "New Mexico Bill Seeks to Protect Anti-Science Education," Wired Science, 3 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  23. Lauri Lebo, "One in Eight Biology Teachers Creationists," Religion Dispatches, 3 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  24. Tina Dupuy, "Evolution Denial by Christians is a New Modification," Politically Illustrated, 2 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  25. R. Albert Mohler, "Creation vs. Evolution: The New Shape of the Debate," Christian Post, 2 Feb 2011, available at Online article.
  26. Randy Krehbiel, "Two Oklahoma lawmakers file bills encouraging creationism," Tulsa World, 28 Jan 2011, available at Online article.
  27. [no author] "Too many teachers ignore evolution," National Center for Science Education, 27 Jan 2011, available at Online article.
  28. Yun Xie, "Training Teachers to take on the creationism/evolution battle," Ars Technica, 27 Jan 2011, available at Online article.
  29. Steven Newton, "Creationists have gotten clever, but there's still no debate over evolution," Huffington Post, 19 Jan 2011, available at Online article.
  30. R. Albert Mohler, "Why the Creation-Evolution Debate is So Important," Christian Post, 10 Jan 2011, available at Online article.
  31. Elisabetta Povoledo, "Italy: Pope Favors Design, Not Accident," New York Times, 6 Jan 2011, available at Online article.