Butterfly Surveys Find Design, Not Darwin

As an alternative to playing “force the data into a Darwinian mold,” readers may wish to take part in a butterfly survey — just for the pleasure and value of getting outdoors and witnessing these delicate champions of biological design up close.

Back to School With Explore Evolution

As students around the country gear up to head back to classes and homework, some of them will be learning the complete story of evolution for the first time. Adopted by secondary schools and colleges, Explore Evolution (Hill House Publishers, 2007), the first biology textbook to present the arguments for and against neo-Darwinism, is invigorating the study of biology for a new generation of budding scientists. While we’ve documented several textbooks which teach bogus information to students, it’s good to remember that there are texts out there that not only teach correct and current information on evolution, but do so in a way that gets young minds involved and interested in the exciting questions of science.