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Awareness & Impressions Of Synthetic Biology

From August 16 to August 22, 2010, Hart Research Associates conducted a nationwide survey among 1,000 adults about attitudes toward the entities involved in the oversight of new scientific and technological advances, awareness of nanotechnology, and awareness of and attitudes toward synthetic biology and two potential applications of the science. This is the fifth consecutive year that questions have been asked about nanotechnology and the third year that questions have been asked about synthetic biology. At the 95% confidence level, the data’s margin of error is ±3.1 percentage points.