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NSF Board Draws Flak for Dropping Evolution From Indicators

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Science  09 Apr 2010:
Vol. 328, Issue 5975, pp. 150-151
DOI: 10.1126/science.328.5975.150

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  • NSB: Weak at the Knees

    The National Science Board's decision to drop the survey questions on evolution and the origin of the universe from their 2010 Science and Engineering Indicators is undoubtedly a big mistake, but it has the positive result of revealing why the American people are so willfully ignorant about science ("NSF Board draws flak for dropping evolution from indicators," by Y. Bhattacharjee, News of the Week, 9 April 2010, p. 15...

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