Science and Technology: Public Perceptions, Awareness, and Information Sources
February 14, 2024
This report describes confidence in science, understanding of scientific research and new topics such as neurotechnology and artificial intelligence, and engagement with science through media and scientific activities. The majority of U.S. adults—77% as of September 2022—express at least a fair amount of confidence in scientists to act in the public interest.
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The top 30 institutions in terms of R&D expenditures accounted for 42% of total academic R&D in FY 2022
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