Support for focusing on alternative energy development (is up slightly since December 2014, but wide political differences remain.
Asian and Pacific Islander high school seniors are the most likely to say they like science, while blacks are the least likely.
Health care policy, space and evolution led the way.
In 2016, Pew Research Center examined an array of topics in America – from immigration to the growing divide between Republicans and Democrats – as well as many from around the globe.
A majority of U.S. adults say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost, while roughly a third say such regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy.
We're eating more chicken, cheese and yogurt, but less beef, margarine and ice cream.
Many Americans are distrustful of information provided by the food industry on GM foods, and those who are concerned about GM food issues are especially skeptical.
Younger adults are more likely than older adults to think organic foods are better for their health and to believe GM foods are worse.
As public debates continue over a range of science-related topics, including climate change and the safety of eating genetically modified (GM) foods, Americans are largely skeptical about the degree to which scientists understand these two issues, whether there is scientific consensus on them, and the influences on scientists’ research. Recent Pew Research Center studies have […]
While a majority of Americans encounter conflicting news stories about food and healthy eating, most see it as a sign of continued progress in food science.