Monthly Archives: March 2009
Congratulations to Martin Cohn! A University of Florida developmental biologist who has discovered the molecular building blocks that shape apendages — from feet to flippers in different species — is one of 50 researchers in the United States selected as … Continue reading
The National Center for Science Education posts about the current situation here in Florida.
Check out this site An Evolving Creation. Scroll down a little bit and look in the right column and you’ll find a information box listing all states dealing with current antievolution legislation. Visit their YouTube channel and you’ll find some … Continue reading
News dump time. — Should public school teachers have tenure? This story in the St. Petersburg Times points out how hard it is to fire a horrible teacher. What interests me about this story? Evolution, of course. When teachers earned … Continue reading
There was a flurry of activity yesterday started by the initial confusion of a Tampa Tribune reporter, but the end result is actually good news. First, I sent out a news release early yesterday morning announcing that the Florida Academy … Continue reading
Imagine that your state legislature has decided to revamp the way that health and medicine are taught in the Florida public schools system. To do this, they must tackle the “germ theory of disease“, the idea that infectious disease is … Continue reading
The Florida Academy of Sciences issued a statement this week condemning a bill introduced in the Florida Senate this session that the Academy says, “leaves the door open for the introduction in the public school curriculum of nonscientific and covertly … Continue reading