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Socioeconomic status may have an effect on the reading comprehension of science-related information, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
A new study from North Carolina State University highlights a major flaw in attempting to use a single survey question to assess public opinion on science issues.
Two new National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored research studies say public acceptance of the relatively new, nature-altering science of nanotechnology isn't a foregone conclusion. Instead, the studies indicate continued concern.
Researchers have concluded that countries with the highest amount of â€œreligiosityâ€ are generally the most intolerant of nanotechnology.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.