Monthly Archives: October 2006

Reminder: Science Under Siege

I posted about this event before, but here is your friendly reminder: Department of Biology, University of North Florida and the First Coast Freethought Society present: SCIENCE UNDER SIEGE The Attack on Evolution Panelists Anthony M. Rossi, Ph.D., Biologist, UNF … Continue reading

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Learning something new

You can learn something new every day, even Halloween! Plasmid shows us some weird biology to ponder: Here it is, just in time for Halloween, three treats from the annals of animal oddities: Repair Your Knee With Spider’s Silk Can … Continue reading

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Report on FAST conference

Florida Citizens for Science had a welcome presence at the Florida Association of Science Teachers conference Oct 14-16 in Gainesville. FlCfS board member Mary Bahr filed this report about our activities there. ——————— We were able to hand out our … Continue reading

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They’re heeeeere!

Well, it looks like the creationists (oh, wait … I’m sorry, it’s intelligent design, not creationism. However, I hear that the ID label is quietly being swept under the rug after the Dover fiasco. I wonder what will be next.) … Continue reading

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FlCfS Annual Meeting

Florida Citizens for Science will hold its annual membership meeting Nov. 11, 2006. All members and potential members are encouraged–urged–to attend. The meeting will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m at the Eatonville branch of the Orange County public … Continue reading

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Fishermen: you can participate in science

The Bonefish & Tarpon Conservation Research project could use a hand. This effort integrates the best efforts of a suite of concerned user groups (anglers and non-anglers alike), researchers, and fishery and habitat managers and the knowledge gained through this … Continue reading

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The look, and the feel and the smell

Here is a good article weighing the merits of virtual learning labs on the Internet. Should a student earn credit for mixing chemicals online rather than in a real lab? This article shows that there are no simple answers. It … Continue reading

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Interaction of environment and evolution to be studied

Florida State University College of Arts and Sciences Dean Joseph Travis, a distinguished professor of biological science and population biology expert, is one of a dozen researchers who will benefit from a grant allowing them to study an important aspect … Continue reading

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