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Florida Standards Support Evolution--With a Twist

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Science  29 Feb 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5867, pp. 1168
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5867.1168

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The Florida Board of Education last week approved science standards that for the first time explicitly embrace the teaching of evolution. But antievolution activists are claiming that the vote bolsters their position that evolution is a "just a theory" and therefore unproven.