Daily Archives: August 7, 2013

BOOK: Trying Biology: The Scopes Trial, Textbooks, and the Antievolution Movement in American Schools

Originally posted on The Dispersal of Darwin:
A new book about the Scopes Trail in 1920s America was recently published: Adam R. Shapiro, Trying Biology: The Scopes Trial, Textbooks, and the Antievolution Movement in American Schools (Chicago: University of Chicago Press,…

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Urban Trees Save Lives

Originally posted on THE DIRT:
A recent study by urban forestry guru David Nowak and other researchers at U.S. Forest Service and The Davey Institute found that urban trees save at least one life per year in most cities and…

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