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2012 News in Brief



Two teams from Murcott’s D-Lab class win prize money

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Susan MurcottTwo teams from senior lecturer Susan Murcott’s D-Lab Technology Dissemination class won $7,500 prizes in the MIT IDEAS Global Challenge Competition: OpenIR (see separate news brief) and wecyclers. Wecyclers intends to set up kiosks in the developing world so that people living in places such as Lagos, Nigeria, can exchange recyclable items and materials for clean water, cell phone minutes, and other marketable “goods.”