New articles in Science: science education

Iain Dewitt reviews new books on morality and neuroscience by Patricia Churchland, Jonathan Haidt, Michael Gazzaniga, and Robert Kurzban. (click) Social networks carry more good news than bad news – and science is popular there. (click)

Robert Everett Green questions the role of beauty in science. Is it PR or genuine? Or is it just in the eye of the beholder, not the beheld? “It seems that the more theoretical and expensive the science, the more they talk about beauty.” (click)

Posts below are from May 2012 to January 2013

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (click)

National Institutes of Health – Office of Science Education (click)

Livermore Laboratory of Science and Technology (click)

Science Debate 2012

On Being Human conference

Bill Moyers on religion and immunization

Chris Mooney on Republcan anti-science

Lawrence Krauss on the role of skepticism in science

AAAS summit meeting sees science under attack

Roy Speckhardt on state-level intrusions of religion

rejection of evolution teaching

role played by intuition in accepting evolution

Videos of evangelical war on science

Richard Dawkins site

Science Debate 2012

ID, by whatever name, in Missouri

British schools teaching creationism as science will lose funding

73 percent of Protestant pastors reject evolution12

National Center for Science Education

Union of Concerned Scientists

Chris Mooney on Republican denials of science