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Ed Gamble
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Attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lives in Santa Barbara, CA
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Remember when butter was bad and margarine was good - until they discovered what was in margarine.  

"We already know that government recommendations regarding health are often driven by a bunch of Chicken Littles." "the bureaucrats behind the government's dietary guidelines finally admitted there was "no appreciable relationship" between dietary cholesterol and blood cholesterol. After years of warning Americans that high-cholesterol foods would kill them—eggs, shrimp and so on"
From scares over skipping breakfast to too much salt, the government's been wrong a lot.
From scares over skipping breakfast to too much salt, the government's been wrong a lot.
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#Kepler452b   #NASABeyond   #exoplanets  

Mother Earth's bigger, older cousin? +NASA's #Kepler  mission confirms the first near-Earth-size planet in the habitable zone around a sun-like star.
NASA's Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the "habitable zone" around a sun-like star.
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How alumna Leslie Dewan ’06, PhD ’13  is changning the future of nuclear power #nuclear   #energy   #power  
Leslie Dewan ’06, PhD ’13 has a plan to solve the nuclear power debate—one that isn’t just safer and more efficient but actually involves eliminating the nearly 300,000 tons of nuclear waste. After...
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"Among the most elementary of moral truisms is the principle of universality: we must apply to ourselves the same standards we do to others, if not more stringent ones. It is a remarkable comment on Western intellectual culture that this principle is so often ignored and, if occasionally mentioned, condemned as outrageous." Noam Chomsky, Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy, 2010
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