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Scientific and policy issues affecting the future of environmental health sciences

ByBernard D. Goldstein

I. Introduction ...............................................................................................28 II. Environmental health science for the next century ............................29

III. The Gaia Hypothesis: a human health model .....................................31 IV. Global climate research............................................................................32 V. Biological markers as a basis for regulatory control of toxic

agents ..........................................................................................................32 VI. Impediments to research as a mechanism to anticipate and solve

21st century problems..............................................................................33 VII. The sure thing ...........................................................................................35