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Biotechnology, Schismogenesis, and the Demise of Uncertainty

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Washington University Journal of Law & Policy


One of the most fundamental aspects of science is uncertainty. Uncertainty fuels scientists to research, experiment, and draw conclusions. Interestingly, both sides of the current “GMO-war” are alleging certainty where it simply does not exist. Through the use of a case study of Bt in India, this Article addresses the irony inherent in both the pro- and anti-GMO arguments based on science that is allegedly foolproof.