1. Posted on 7 December, 2012

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Signing Science
“What’s sign language for “light year” or “covalent bond?”Deaf people don’t have a widely accepted set of signs for key scientific terms. Now some are trying to fix that.
Lydia Callis, who you might remember from Mayor Bloomberg’s press conferences during Hurricane Sandy, demonstrates some of them at The New York Times’ special interactive webpage.”

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    Signing Science

    “What’s sign language for “light year” or “covalent bond?”

    Deaf people don’t have a widely accepted set of signs for key scientific terms. Now some are trying to fix that.

    Lydia Callis, who you might remember from Mayor Bloomberg’s press conferences during Hurricane Sandy, demonstrates some of them at The New York Times’ special interactive webpage.”

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