One in five people incorrectly think that scientists have established that the use of vaccines or a pesticide can cause babies to be born with unusually small heads, according to an Annenberg Science Knowledge survey.
Half of Americans are concerned that the Zika virus spreading throughout Latin America will reach their neighborhoods, according to a survey conducted this month by the Annenberg Public Policy Center. The survey shows a high level of awareness but also confusion and misinformation about the virus.
A new report shows that many people who don't “believe” in evolution are still highly curious about science and engaged by a film about evolution, suggesting there is a “missing audience” for documentaries about science.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was an originalist in his approach to the Constitution. In a 2008 video for Annenberg Classroom, he and Justice Stephen G. Breyer discussed theories of interpreting the Constitution.
Just before the Iowa caucuses, Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke with host Tom Ashbrook on WBUR's "On Point" about the effectiveness of debates, the role of moderators and the media, and suggestions for reform.
FactCheck.org announced that its SciCheck initiative has received funding from the Stanton Foundation to continue fact-checking science-based political claims through the 2016 campaign.