io9 Science Survey: Tell Us About Working With Rodents in the Lab

Though scientists and researchers work with animals every day in labs, their experiences are rarely acknowledged or studied. We want to change that, by asking you to take io9's anonymous survey of people who work with rodents for science. Here's why we're doing this, and how you can participate. » 12/09/14 11:48am 12/09/14 11:48am

How Much Do Gawker Readers Trust Meteorologists? Gawker's Weather Survey

How much do Gawker readers trust meteorologists? What do they think of The Weather Channel? We asked, and you answered. Thousands of readers clicked through to take our survey aimed at studying your habits and opinions when it comes to the weather. Let's take a look at the results. » 12/05/14 2:40am 12/05/14 2:40am

Did Star Trek or Doctor Who Mold Your Brain?

I am a devoted Doctor Who fan in a family of Trekkies — and I'm also the only creative writer in a family of electrical engineers. Are those two facts related? What kinds of minds do science fiction shows attract — and, more importantly, what kinds of minds do they create? My first independent research project as an… » 4/22/08 1:30pm 4/22/08 1:30pm

Your Sleep Patterns Are Controlled by Television

Human sleep patterns were once controlled by circadian rhythms governed by day and night. But now, according to a new study, almost everyone in the United States has a sleep pattern that's controlled by when they watch TV. A massive survey on time management conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics shows… » 3/07/08 3:00pm 3/07/08 3:00pm

Let the Machine Overlords Hear Your Cry in Our Demographic Survey

It's been nearly a month since io9 lowered its shields and initiated signal transmission. Now we want to know more about you, our readers. We've posted a brief demographic survey to harvest your innermost thoughts — but we don't want to know anything privacy-invading like your address or phone number. If you fill it… » 1/31/08 8:40am 1/31/08 8:40am