A Pew Research Center poll found that 59 percent of those surveyed are optimistic that coming technological and scientific changes will make life in the future better, and 30 percent think these changes will lead to a future in which people are worse off than they are today.
81 percent expect that within the next 50 years, people needing new organs will have them grown in a lab.
51 percent expect that computers will be able to create art that is indistinguishable from that made by humans.
19 percent expect that humans will be able to control the weather in the foreseeable future.
39 percent expect that scientists will have developed the technology to teleport objects.