FUTURE BRIEF POLL RESULTS:
The following questions were submitted by Future Brief readers. The poll, taken by a statistically-valid sample of more than 2000 adult Americans, was conducted by Zogby International, an opinion research firm, on December 15-16, 2005.
QUESTION: Which of the following technologies do you believe will have the greatest impact on your every-day life 10 years from now?
-Nanotechnology - The control of extremely small, sub-atomic matter: 22%
-Genetic engineering - Manipulating genetic material: 31%
-Fusion Power - Energy generated from nuclear fusion reactions: 7%
-Solar power - Gathering and storing energy from the light of the sun: 15%
-It will be a technology that has not yet been invented: 12%
-Not sure/other: 14%
*Due to rounding, percentages may add up to over 100%. Margin of error is +/- 2.2%
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