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.
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.
Divides in public opinion over food are encapsulated by how people assess the health effects of two kinds of food: organic and genetically modified foods.
Differing views on benefits and risks of organic foods and GMOs as Americans report higher priority for healthy eating
While some Americans are both “climate engaged” and “everyday environmentalists,” each group has a distinctive profile.
Supporters of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump disagree on whether to support or oppose expanding the production of a range of fossil fuel energy sources.