Surveys may assess language more than attitudes, study says

Scientists who study patterns in survey results might be dealing with data on language rather than what they're really after—attitudes—according to an international study involving the University of Colorado Boulder.

US study: Split views on robots' employment role

In 2025, self-driving cars could be the norm, Americans could have more leisure time and goods could become cheaper. Or, there could be chronic unemployment and an even wider income gap, human interaction could become a luxury ...

Security and privacy concerns regarding connected vehicles

(Phys.org) —A majority of Americans, Australians and Britons believe that connected-vehicle technology will make driving safer, but most are also concerned about security and privacy, according to a University of Michigan ...

One in four Americans unaware that Earth circles Sun

Americans are enthusiastic about the promise of science but lack basic knowledge of it, with one in four unaware that the Earth revolves around the Sun, said a poll out Friday.

Half of older US workers delay retirement plans

Older Americans, stung by a recession that sapped investments and home values, but expressing widespread job satisfaction, appear to have accepted the reality of a retirement that comes later in life and no longer represents ...

Hate crime is a daily reality

Hate crime is still a daily reality for many people in Wales, according to a new study by the University and Race Equality First.

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