Debating Evolution in the Classroom
December 20, 2005 A federal judge rules against the teaching of intelligent design in Dover, Pa., schools. He says the concept is a "religious view" that has no place in science classrooms. The case could have important implications for the teaching of evolution in schools across the country.
December 20, 2005 Education policy makers across the country are re-examining how to teach students about the origins of life on Earth. We look at how the debate is playing out in schools in several states.
November 10, 2005 After publishing an article by a proponent of intelligent design, scientist Richard Sternberg found himself the target of retaliation at the Smithsonian Institution. His case is probably the best-documented battle in the war between the vast majority of scientists and a tiny insurgency promoting an alternative to evolution.
August 12, 2005 Where does the Catholic Church stand on evolution? An op-ed piece in The New York Times earlier this year, written by Cardinal Christoph Schonborn, seems to favor the view that an intelligent designer must be at work in the evolutionary process.