Studying these cells could lead to new treatments for diseases ranging from gastrointestinal disease to diabetes.
ROTC, chaplains offer reflection time
On Wednesday, June 2 at noon, the ROTC Oversight Committee and the Board of Chaplains will co-sponsor a time of prayer and personal reflection in the MIT Chapel on behalf of those serving in the armed forces, especially MIT graduates and officers commissioned through MIT's ROTC units who are in Iraq and Afghanistan. Materials intended to assist in personal prayer and meditation will be provided.
Fab Lab event offers laser art
The MIT Center for Bits and Atoms' Fab Lab and the South End Technology Center (SETC) will host a sidewalk sale on Friday, June 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the entrances to SETC at 359 Columbus Ave. and Tent City at 130 Dartmouth St. in Boston.
Arts and crafts created with computers, lasers and computer-controlled cutting and milling machines will be on sale. Visitors can sign up for future SETC/Fab Lab classes and have items personalized with scanned and inscribed laser images.
The MIT Fab Lab is one of six Fab Labs supported by the National Science Foundation. For more information, see http://cba.mit.edu/projects/fablab.