Americans are more worried than enthusiastic about using gene editing, brain chip implants and synthetic blood to change human capabilities
Technology is changing the ways people seek and get knowledge, communicate and work. But Americans still tend to embrace familiarity over newness when it comes to their choices of new products
Fully 32% of online adults say science and technology is among the topics they find most interesting; 37% say health and medicine.
64% of Americans perceive scientists as neither liberal nor conservative.
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?
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.
This paradox is possible because of the growing size of the Hispanic population.
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.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults are generally less religious than U.S. society as a whole, a recent Pew Research Center survey found. About half (51%) declare any religious affiliation at all, versus close to eight-in-ten U.S. adults; about a fifth (17%) are both religiously affiliated and say religion is very important in their lives, […]