The scientific and ethical elements of human enhancement
Human enhancement may be just around the corner. How do Americans view these emerging technologies that may one day enhance our human capabilities?
Privacy and Information Sharing: Scenarios
Survey respondents from the report Privacy and Information Sharing were presented with six hypothetical scenarios, each of which involved sharing some level of personal data in exchange for using a product or service.
Who plays video games in America?
Though the majority of Americans think most video games players are men, equal numbers of men and women report playing video games. Yet, men are twice as likely to call themselves “gamers.”
Job Seeking is Going Mobile
More Americans are using their smartphones during their job search, whether to look up information about a job, create a resume or cover letter, or fill out a job application.
Google Play Store Apps Permissions
Pew Research Center performed an analysis of 1,041,336 apps in the Google Play Store as of September 2014 to determine the specific permissions requested by each app.
Video: Are science and religion in conflict with each other?
A majority of the public says science and religion often conflict, but fewer say science conflicts with their own beliefs. And highly religious Americans are less likely than others to see conflict between faith and science.
Teens Voices: Dating in the Digital Age
From flirting to breaking up, social media and mobile phones are woven into teens’ romantic lives. This interactive essay features teens voices as they describe their experience navigating dating in the digital age.
Science Knowledge Quiz
Who developed the polio vaccine? Does water boil at different temperatures based on altitude? Which is the hottest of Earth’s three layers? Take our science quiz and see how you compare with Americans overall.
Major Gaps Between the Public, Scientists on Key Issues
Despite broadly similar views about the overall place of science in America, there are striking differences between the public and scientists’ views on a host of science-related issues, from whether genetically modified foods are safe to eat to whether the world’s growing population will be a major problem.
Privacy in 2025: Experts’ Predictions
Highlights from experts’ predictions about the future of privacy in America show they were divided on whether or not a secure, trusted privacy-rights infrastructure would be in place by 2025.