Demonstrators march during a rally in support of the state's upcoming Proposition 37 ballot measure in San Francisco, California October 6, 2012. The initiative, commonly known as the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act, would require mandatory labeling of genetically-modified raw and processed food products and prohibit products containing such to be called natural. While supporters see the measure as part of the consumer's right to know, the controversial measure has also drawn strong criticisms in recent times for being poorly written, increasing costs for both taxpayers and consumers, as well as presenting additional risks of lawsuits against retailers. Credit: STEPHEN LAM | REUTERS

This interactive graphic below from Pew Research Center compares what the public thinks about science-related issues with what scientists think. From whether it’s safe to eat food grown with pesticides, to evolution, to whether childhood vaccines should be required, how do your views stack up with those of people who have studied the issues?

Erin Rhoda

Erin Rhoda

Erin Rhoda is editor of Maine Focus, a journalism and community engagement initiative by the Bangor Daily News.