Combating the exploiters of creationism

December 1999
Nature;12/23/1999, Vol. 402 Issue 6764, p843
Academic Journal
Reports on the resurgence of creationism and its exploitation by politicians in the United States. Implications for scientists and scientific education; Resurgent creationist movement's success in eliminating evolution and aspects of Earth sciences from the school curriculum.


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