Science progress halted by public outcry

Science progress halted by public outcry

Wild Card's progress: nominated

This Wild Card came from: 
European Commission Framework Programme for RTD

The theme/scheme related to this Wild Card: 
Theme 4 - Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials & new production technologies

The sub-theme that best relates to this Wild Card: 
Nanotechnologies and converging technologies

Likelihood timeframe and scenario features : 
now-2050

Wild Card's description 
Extreme beliefs become majority and scientific and technological progress is halted (nanotech research put back 25 years).