Internet & TechOctober 4, 2017

Shareable facts on Americans’ views and attitudes toward automation technologies

Key findings from a @pewresearch study of Americans’ views of and experiences with automation

U.S. PoliticsJanuary 10, 2017

How America Changed During Barack Obama’s Presidency

Pew Research Center President Michael Dimock examines the changes – some profound, some subtle – that the U.S. experienced during Barack Obama’s presidency.

ScienceDecember 8, 2016

Video: The Research Lifecycle – A Look Inside Pew Research Center

Lee Rainie and Dr. Cary Funk explain the type of research they do with Pew Research Center, as well as how the Center chooses what projects to tackle, in this video from SAGE.

ScienceNovember 17, 2016

Two ‘Varietals’ of Green-Oriented Americans

While some Americans are both “climate engaged” and “everyday environmentalists,” each group has a distinctive profile.

ScienceSeptember 12, 2016

Video: The Scientific and Ethical Elements of Human Enhancement

Human enhancement may be just around the corner. How do Americans view these emerging technologies that may one day enhance our human capabilities?

ScienceJuly 26, 2016

Human Enhancement: The Scientific and Ethical Dimensions of Striving for Perfection

Human enhancement is at least as old as human civilization. People have been trying to enhance their physical and mental capabilities for thousands of years, sometimes successfully – and sometimes with inconclusive, comic and even tragic results.

Pew Research CenterOctober 22, 2015

Are science and religion in conflict with each other?

A majority of the public says science and religion often conflict, but fewer say science conflicts with their own beliefs. And highly religious Americans are less likely than others to see conflict between faith and science.

Pew Research CenterSeptember 10, 2015

Science Knowledge Quiz

Who developed the polio vaccine? Does water boil at different temperatures based on altitude? Which is the hottest of Earth’s three layers? Take our science quiz and see how you compare with Americans overall.

Pew Research CenterJuly 1, 2015

Major Gaps Between the Public, Scientists on Key Issues

Despite broadly similar views about the overall place of science in America, there are striking differences between the public and scientists’ views on a host of science-related issues, from whether genetically modified foods are safe to eat to whether the world’s growing population will be a major problem.

Pew Research CenterNovember 21, 2013

Timeline: Key Dates in the End-of-Life Debate

Issues surrounding the end of life have been debated since long before New York became the first state to explicitly outlaw assisted suicide in 1828. This timeline looks at major events on the topic in the U.S. since the 1960s.