Good news, everyone. In the battle over whether or not to include examples of evolution in South Korean textbooks, evolution has finally achieved a much-needed (if somewhat belated) victory.
Back in June, a South Korean creationist campaign by the name of Society for Textbook Revise succeeded in getting specific examples of evolution (the Jurassic-era specimen Archaeopteryx, for example) removed from high school text books. Weeks later, reports emerged that Korean scientists were fighting back. Now, the South Korean government is requesting that publishers retain their examples of evolution. Writes Wired's Ian Steadman: