Chroma is a student-run magazine engaging the MIT community with the intersection between the sciences and the humanities through in-depth writing and thought-provoking art.

A Thousand Paper Cranes

By Rona Wang, November 16, 2018

It’s July 1945, and war devastates half the planet. Casualty numbers climb into the tens of millions. America, the United Kingdom, and China collectively demand that Japan surrender, or face “prompt and utter destruction.” Japan refuses. In a few weeks, America brings the promised atomic apocalypse…
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The Escalator from Delivery Room to Operating Room

By Laura Liao, October 30, 2018

Mothers and medical professionals alike naturally evaluate the success of pregnancies by their end products: healthy babies and healthy moms. Fixation on these successful results, however, often leaves the actual process of childbirth by the wayside. Less consideration is given to whether the baby…
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