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Benyus next to speak at Forum Series

September 18, 2012

Written by: Maggie Duff This Thursday, Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m., the Rubber City will get a taste of a greener type of industry. Janine Benyus will be lecturing at E.J. Thomas Hall. Benyus is a biologist, innovation consultant and the author of six books; most importantly, she is an innovator in ...

Evolution is a fact of life

April 17, 2012

Written by: Matthew Balsinger This is the second article in a series on science and education. To view previous articles, visit www.buchtelite.com. This article explores why denying the evolution theory is detrimental to our society. The United States is built upon the idea that opinions matter and that ...

War on science

April 11, 2012

Written by: Matthew Balsinger   The state of Tennessee has joined an increasing trend in largely Republican-controlled southern states in declaring war on science education. On Tuesday, Tennessee state legislatures passed a law that gives teachers the right not to teach evolution and climate change...