For example, about four-in-ten of those who used mail-in DNA testing say they were surprised by results for where ancestors came from.
Most Americans anticipate widespread job automation in the future, and they generally foresee more negative than positive effects from these advances.
Blacks who work in science, technology, engineering and math fields are more likely than STEM workers from other racial or ethnic backgrounds to say they have faced discrimination on the job. They also stand out in their views about workplace diversity.
A new Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau data takes a broad-based look at the STEM workforce from 1990 to today. Here are seven key findings.
Most Americans see fundamental differences between men and women in their traits and characteristics and in the pressures they face from society.
From trust in government to views of climate change, here are some of Pew Research Center's most memorable findings of the year.
Do prizes result in more brilliant work from the world’s best and brightest? Apparently not, at least in mathematics.