How Different Groups Think about Scientific Issues
Different demographic groups think differently about scientific issues. For example, those more likely to think genetically modified food is unsafe include women, African-Americans and Hispanics, and those without college degrees.
On Darwin Day, 5 facts about the evolution debate
Here are five facts about the public’s views on evolution and other aspects of the human origins debate in the U. S. and elsewhere.
5 facts about evolution and religion
Are faith and belief in evolution necessarily at odds?
Bill Nye vs. Ken Ham: Are evolution and religion at odds?
Religion and evolution will take center stage Tuesday evening in Petersburg, Ky., home of the Creation Museum and the site of a debate between Ken Ham, the museum’s founder, and Bill Nye. The topic: “Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern scientific era?”
Six-in-Ten Americans Believe in Evolution
While 60% of Americans believe in human evolution, a third reject the idea. Beliefs about evolution differ strongly by religious group and also vary by party affiliation, gender, age and education.