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New Texas Standards Question Evolution, Fossil Record

Science  03 Apr 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5923, pp. 25
DOI: 10.1126/science.324.5923.25a

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New science standards for Texas schools strike a major blow to the teaching of evolution, say scientists and educators who last week tried unsuccessfully to block the adoption of last-minute amendments aimed at providing an opening for the teaching of creationism.