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Teaching Evolution Battle Boils Over During Late-Night Education Meeting

The long-simmering battle over teaching evolution in Texas boiled over at a late-night meeting, as the Board of Education extended preliminary approval of new science books for use in classrooms across the state but held up one biology text because of alleged factual errors.


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Just The Facts: The Pros & Cons Of Homeschooling

Over 1.5 million children are homeschooled by their parents in the U.S.


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Study: Birds Evolved Shorter Wings To Avoid Cars

Researchers at the University of Tulsa recently discovered that birds have, over the course of time, evolved into having shorter wings in order to avoid being hit by cars.


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Creationists Slam Dr. Pepper’s ‘Evolution Of Flavor’ Ad

Marketing masterminds behind the latest Dr. Pepper advertisement may have had the best of intentions in mind when they posted a picture of the ad on the soft drink’s Facebook fan page last night. What the image instead inspired was a backlash from the creationist community.