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John R. Durant, Director of the MIT Museum and Historical Collections, spoke Friday at the press opening of the MIT 150 exhibit, giving perspective on the process of creating the exhibit. He spoke of a museum worker who had to bring back a slice of H.M.’s brain, one of the most studied brains in the world, from California and joked with the audience, asking them to imagine going through airport security with a slice of a brain.
John R. Durant, Director of the MIT Museum and Historical Collections, spoke Friday at the press opening of the MIT 150 exhibit, giving perspective on the process of creating the exhibit. He spoke of a museum worker who had to bring back a slice of H.M.’s brain, one of the most studied brains in the world, from California and joked with the audience, asking them to imagine going through airport security with a slice of a brain.