BBC presenter Professor Alice Roberts says regulations must be expanded to include private schools
One third of Americans reject the theory of evolution
Study shows the early humans butchered their rivals, breaking open their skulls and bones to extract the marrow
This summary of a great career defines the evolutionary breakthroughs that made humankind
He posted: 'All the world's Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge'
Tom Lehrer's spring isn't complete without poisoning them in the park; Dick Dastardly dratted and double-dratted himself to near-oblivion chasing one. For the rest of us, it's become all too easy to vilify them as "rats with wings".
The number of faith schools continues to grow, mostly started by mainstream Christian groups
Virtuous atheists may live well and do good – but can they give hope to the hopeless cases?
Plymouth Brethren failed in bid – but one in four contenders have religious affiliations
As the rich world suffers its crisis of excess, we can learn much from peoples who live with little.
For the Higgs boson believers, and me, Celtic just got lucky against Barcelona
The National Trust has defended its decision to include references to creationist theory at a new state-of-the-art visitors' centre at the Giant's Causeway in Northern Ireland.
Parents of children in New York are doubtless grateful to the bureaucrats huddled at the city's Department of Education, labouring to protect them from the real world beyond the school fence. Heaven forbid that their young minds should be sullied by such notions as crime, death or birthdays.
Oxford University held its first debate on the subject of evolution in 1860, just months after the publication of Darwin's On the Origin of Species. Then, the Bishop of Winchester, Samuel Wilberforce, famously enquired of the biologist Thomas Henry Huxley whether it was through his grandmother or his grandfather that he traced his descent from a monkey.