Majority of Americans say scientists don’t have an ideological slant
64% of Americans perceive scientists as neither liberal nor conservative.
5 facts about the interplay between religion and science
Religion and science have often been seen as being in conflict. But are religious faith and the scientific enterprise really at odds with each other?
5 key findings on what Americans and scientists think about science
Scientific innovation and discovery touches all aspects of American life, from medical care to the food we eat and the technologies we rely on in our daily activities. Here are five takeaways from our new report, drawing on surveys of both scientists and the general public.
Fewer Hispanics are Catholic, so how can more Catholics be Hispanic?
This paradox is possible because of the growing size of the Hispanic population.
Republicans’ views on evolution
Significantly fewer Republicans believe in evolution than did so four years ago, setting them apart from Democrats and independents. But behind this finding is a puzzle: If the views of the overall public have remained steady, and there has been little change among people of other political affiliations, how do you account for the Republican numbers? An explainer.