John Glenn Wants Evolution Taught In SchoolsAstronaut John Glenn, now 93 with fading eyesight and hearing, said in a recent interview that he sees no contradiction between believing in God and believing in evolution.
New Research Shows Why Cats Sleep More If you've every wondered why cats sleep so much, researchers say it's in their DNA.
Evolution Debate Again Engulfs Texas Board Of EdThe Texas Board of Education has extended preliminary approval of new science textbooks, but held up one biology tome because of alleged factual errors.
State Education Board Delays Textbook VoteThe Texas Board of Education has refused to approve a biology book by one of the nation's largest publishers, pending an expert review of supposed "errors" on evolution.
Evolution At Issue Again In Textbook DebateTexas is bracing for another clash over how to teach evolution, as the board of education approves new science textbooks. A final public hearing is set for Wednesday.
Eating Boogers May Boost Immune SystemA biochemist is making waves with a new theory that picking your nose -- and eating it -- may be an evolutionarily-backed way to boost your immune system's protective powers.
Just The Facts: The Pros & Cons Of HomeschoolingOver 1.5 million children are homeschooled by their parents in the U.S.
Bill Nye Defends His Creationism CritiqueBill Nye said that he is not attacking religion in his recent video comment on evolution versus creationism, but added that adults who deny evolution are hurting America's future.
Fight Over Teaching Evolution In Texas FizzlesUnlike the fiery debate that erupted two years ago, an expected fight over teaching evolution in Texas public schools has likely fizzled.
Texas Education Board Debates Evolution AgainThe debate over teaching evolution in public schools is resurfacing, as the state education board meets to discuss student science materials.
New State Board Of Education Chair Off To Rocky StartThe Texas State Board of Education is meeting this week for the first time under its conservative new chairwoman appointed by Governor Rick Perry.
Arlington Lawmaker Wants Protection For CreationistsAn Arlington lawmaker wants added protections for critics of evolution on the state's college campuses. Representative Bill Zedler has introduced a bill that forbids discrimination or penalty of teachers or students who express support of intelligent design.