As has often been the case on policy questions about how to deal with the pandemic, partisans are far apart in their views on mask mandates.
Highly religious Americans more skeptical of human enhancements such as brain implants, gene editing
Many Americans who are highly religious and identify with certain Christian traditions express discomfort with human enhancement.
42% of U.S. adults say that dealing with climate change should be a top priority for President Joe Biden and Congress to address this year.
Black Americans hold multifaceted views when it comes to trust in medical research scientists: Majorities hold largely positive views of their competence, but express concern about the potential for misconduct.
A new survey, along with a related series of focus groups, shows the many nuanced views Black Americans hold about science.
Most U.S. adults do not believe that requests for religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccine are sincere.
65% of U.S. adults say science has had a mostly positive effect on society; 28% say it has had an equal mix of positive and negative effects.
35% of Americans say the federal government should encourage the production of nuclear power; 26% say the government should discourage it.
Americans regard advances in artificial intelligence and human enhancement technologies with a degree of caution and uncertainty.
Public views are tied to how these technologies would be used and what constraints would be in place.