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Human embryonic stem cells are propagated on synthetic substrates. The cells are stained with human pluripotent stem cell markers (Nanog, Tra-1-60, OCT4-GFP, and SSEA4).
Feng Wu—The Tech
East and west campus residents duke it out with water balloons and water cannons at the East vs. West Water War in front of Kresge on Monday. The Water War is an annual REX tradition.
Andrew Swayze
—The Tech
3-310: Instead of a magical slide to keep boys out, the Margaret Cheney room asks for a code to enter. Harry won’t be hanging out here anymore.
Jessica Liu
—The Tech
E14-6: Harry contemplates anti-Voldemort tactics in the penthouse conference room of the New Media Lab.
Andrew SwayZe
—The Tech
W20-483: Harry tries out muggle photography at The Tech, a publication that is infinitely superior to The
Daily Prophet.
Andrew Swayze
—The Tech
10-500: Harry studies for his O.W.L.s in the reading room of the Barker Engineering Library.
Jessica Liu
—The Tech
Harry stares out at the Boston skyline from a mysterious balcony. Where is he? Hint: this is a dormitory.
Jessica Liu
—The Tech
Harry visits one of the underground tunnels near building 66. Chairs are almost as good as brooms!
Andrew Swayze
—The Tech
14S-100: Harry plans his next adventure using the Stein Club Map Room’s topographic map collection. The Map Room is also a nice, secluded place to study.
Jessica Liu
—The Tech
32-4: This outdoor tunnel doesn’t lead to the Shrieking Shack... just an exit facing Building 16.
Greg Steinbrecher—The Tech
Michael Lo ’12 of hits a pike during MIT bboy crew Imobilare’s cypher at Tuesday night’s orientation event. Imobilare’s performance was part of a series of short exhibitions by MIT dance groups. The event, which showcased student groups, was known as “Tour de Tech” to fit with this orientation’s The Amazing Race theme.
Jessica Liu—The Tech
Harry Potter (Benjamin N. Bell ’14) explores MIT with the help of the Marauder’s Map.
ANdrew Swayze
—The Tech
4-332: Harry defiesp physics by levitating a book in the physics library in building 2.
Melissa Renee Schumacher—The Tech
Supercomputers stand in one of the machine rooms at CSAIL on Wednesday. After two water chillers at the central cooling plant failed on Tuesday, CSAIL was forced to shut down inessential machines to avoid overheating. The water chillers were repaired within a few hours. Cooling failures occur at least two or three times per year, often in the summer months.
Andrew Swayze
—The Tech
W20-429, 431, 428: Harry paints a magical moving portrait of Susan Hockfield in the Student Art Association Studio.
Andrew Swayze
—The Tech
Room 4-160: Harry prepares the opening act to a Weird Sisters concert. Building 4 practice rooms are accessible only to performance ensembles members, but three piano rooms in W20 are free to the entire MIT community.