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Tenzin Lungjangwa pipets growth media in the Whitehead Human Stem Cell Facility, which was established entirely with private funding to circumvent President Bush’s ban on federal funding for the use of all but a small fraction of human stem cell lines.
STAFF REPORTER
April 3, 2009
President Obama’s change to federal stem cell policy, providing researchers with access to additional lines of stem cells under federal money, eliminates barriers faced to research by some MIT scientists.
STAFF WRITER
April 3, 2009
March 15, 1:00 p.m. This may have been a lazy Sunday afternoon for many of us, but for Dhaya Lakshminarayanan ’96 a tough time lay ahead: she was about to face and entertain a crowd of comedy connoisseurs and hardcore fans of the tricky art of stand-up in the soberly-styled Ashdown House Crafts Lounge — not everyone is up for a post-lunch laugh during digestion time on a Sunday.
April 3, 2009
On Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council elected officers for the 2009–2010 academic year. For the first time in three years, the elections were contested.
April 3, 2009
MIT has fired one of the two officers responsible for “recycling” copies of The Tech on March 17, and the other officer remains suspended without pay, Vice President for Institute Affairs Kirk D. Kolenbrander announced yesterday.




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