Marching toward Gilead

Margaret Atwood wrote in The Handmaid’s Tale that “nothing changes instantaneously: in a gradually heating bathtub, you'd be boiled to death before you knew it.” Two recent stories from the US Department of Justice and... Read More

SCIENCE WATCH | Why #whyteachevolution?

Fifty years ago, in 1970, the Missi­ssippi Supreme Court decided that the ban on the teaching of evolution in the state’s public schools was unconstitutional. It was the last of the statutes prohibiting the teaching... Read More