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Intervention by Denise Caruso Read Intervention by Denise Caruso, Executive Director of the Hybrid Vigor Silver Award Winner, 2007 Independent Publisher Book Awards; Best Business Books 2007, Strategy+Business Magazine


Planetary Life brings a fresh outlook to topics ranging from the human health and environmental effects of genetic modification and pharmaceutically active compounds in water supplies, to mitigating the effects of poverty around the world.

Moving beyond traditional medical and environmental research, Planetary Life works at the edges of several disciplines and sectors to connect and interweave scientific research with the physical, psychological and social determinants of health and welfare. Inquiries in this area include growing body of research about mind-body interactions, which includes the study of the effects of emotions on health, the placebo effect, addiction, sleep disorders and the mechanisms which influence human learning.



The Living Skies: Cloud Behavior and Its Role in Climate Change,” Oliver Morton, April 2002.

Risk as Continuum: A Redefinition of Risk for Governing the Post-Genome World,” Denise Caruso, February 2002.

Intervention: Confronting the Real Risks of Genetic Engineering and Life on a Biotech Planet, Denise Caruso, December 2006.


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