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- 08/04/16--04:00: Why Americans are wary of using technology to ‘enhance’ humans
- 02/06/17--03:57: Parents of young children are more ‘vaccine hesitant’
- 04/06/17--07:31: Public confidence in scientists has remained stable for decades
- 08/08/17--07:00: Americans divided on gene editing, with parents of minors more wary
- 12/14/17--09:03: Gender discrimination comes in many forms for today’s working women
- 01/09/18--07:08: 7 facts about the STEM workforce
Emerging technologies that draw from biomedical technology, nanotechnology, information technology and other fields may lead to any number of ways people might be able to “upgrade” themselves. But a majority of Americans greet the possibility of these breakthroughs with more wariness and worry than enthusiasm and hope.
Thanks to scientific advancements, brain chip implants are already being tested in individuals to help them cope with an injury or ailment. But when it comes to the potential use of such implants to give an already healthy and capable person abilities that they do not currently have, Americans are more wary than enthusiastic. Some […]
What leads people to a career in science? From a lifelong interest in science to the influence of mentors, working scientists explain why they pursued 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.
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 […]
Parents with children ages 4 or younger are more concerned than other Americans about the potential risk of side effects from the MMR vaccine.
People’s level of science knowledge helps to a degree to explain their beliefs about climate and energy issues, but it depends on their partisanship.
Today, four-in-ten Americans have a great deal of confidence in the scientific community.
Six-in-ten Democrats back increased federal spending for scientific research, compared with one third of Republicans.
The U.S. public has mixed views on using gene editing to reduce babies' risk of serious diseases, with parents of children younger than 18 especially wary.
Where do Americans go to stay informed about science topics? Here are some key takeaways about Americans’ science news habits today.
Many Americans are exposed to science through TV and movies, and they come away with a positive impression of working in science, technology and medicine.
Women in the U.S. are substantially more likely than men to say gender discrimination is a major problem in the technology industry.
About four-in-ten working U.S. women say they have faced discrimination on the job because of their gender. They report a broad array of personal experiences.
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.
When Americans are asked why more students don’t pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM), they are most likely to point to the difficulty of these subjects, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. About half of adults (52%) say the main reason young people don’t pursue STEM degrees is they think these subjects are too hard.