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Institute Chaplain Robert M. Randolph leads a prayer and a moment of silence for victims of the terror attacks in Mumbai, India during a candlelight vigil held in Killian Court on Tuesday evening.
STAFF REPORTER
December 5, 2008
A Middlesex Superior Court Judge has dismissed the case against the One Laptop Per Child Foundation by Nigerian company Lagos Analysis Corporation (Lancor). Lancor claimed that the OLPC Foundation’s XO laptop copied the design of Lancor’s patented Konyin multi-lingual keyboards. The suit asked for $20 million in damages.
EXECUTIVE EDITOR
December 5, 2008
This occasional feature will follow up on news stories long past their prime. In this edition: how MIT fired, and un-fired, a women’s support administrator; and whatever happened to that MBTA lawsuit?
THE NEW YORK TIMES
December 5, 2008
It sounds like a plot straight out of a science fiction novel by Michael Crichton. Toiletry companies formulate new cutting-edge creams and lotions that contain tiny components designed to work more effectively. But those minuscule building blocks have an unexpected drawback: the ability to penetrate the skin, swarm through the body and overwhelm organs like the liver.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
December 5, 2008
Oliver G. Selfridge ’45, an innovator in early computer science and artificial intelligence, died Wednesday in Boston. He was 82.



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