Conflicting views: Public versus scientists

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Science and society opinion by Pew Research

Pew Research Center released a report that compares the public and scientists’ views on science and society.

On some things, such as the space station, fracking, and bioengineered fuel, U.S. adults and scientists a part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science share similar sentiments. On other issues, such as genetically modified foods, animals in research, and climate change, there are big differences.

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