Creationists cast themselves as proponents of "academic freedom"
Interactive map highlights recent battlegrounds in evolution education
Opponents of evolution want to make a place for creationism by tearing down real science, but their arguments don't hold up
Should Science Speak to Faith?
Two prominent defenders of science exchange their views on how scientists ought to approach religion and its followers
Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed--Scientific American's Take
John Rennie, Michael Shermer and Steve Mirsky all watched Ben Stein's new antievolution movie. Here's what they had to say about its design flaws.
Bad Science and False Facts
Better late than never? Clergyman says church owes Darwin an apology
Saddle Up That Stegosaurus--A Visit to the Creation Museum
In this episode Columbia College Chicago's Stephen Asma discusses the new antievolution Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky., as well as his books on natural history museums and monsters, both mythological and teratological...
Science Museums Adapt in Struggle against Creationist Revisionism [Slide Show]
Institutions step up fight against attacks on theory of evolution
Science Societies Urge Education
A consortium of scientific societies wants the scientific community to get more involved in science education, including evolution--before it's too late. Steve Mirsky reports.
Digits and Fidgets
Is the universe fine-tuned for life?
The Woodstock of Evolution
The World Summit on Evolution, held in the Galapagos Islands, revealed a science rich in history and tradition, data and theory, as well as controversy and debate
Darwin at the Zoo
Did humans invent right and wrong, or are these feelings part of the inheritance from our primate ancestors?
Can a Robot, an Insect or God Be Aware?
Our intuitions about consciousness in other beings and objects reveal a lot about how we think
Putting Darwin in His Place
Using his quiet country estate as headquarters, the great naturalist was a reclusive revolutionary
Okay, We Give Up
We feel so ashamed
A new movie, Expelled, claims that intelligent design is good science that is being censored by adherents to evolution, which is nothing but Darwinian dogma. Scientific American's editor-in-chief, John Rennie, and podcast host Steve Mirsky discuss the movie...
An open letter to Messrs. Dawkins, Dennett, Harris and Hitchens
Darwin on the Right
Why Christians and conservatives should accept evolution
The Gradual Illumination of the Mind
The advance of science, not the demotion of religion, will best counter the influence of creationism