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To show students in rural areas of the US that science is cool, biologists from the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center in Durham, NC, set out to bring Darwin Day activities to 19 schools in Virginia, Nebraska, Montana, and Iowa, reports The New York Times. The scientists were met with some skepticism from both scientists and the school communities. "You want to send evolutionary biologists out to rural America?" the center's Craig McClain recalls thinking.

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