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New York Times interactive feature Signing Science:
Scientific terms like “organism” and “photosynthesis” have no widely accepted equivalent in sign language, so deaf students and professionals have unexpected hurdles when talking about science. Here, Lydia Callis, a professional sign language interpreter, translates a shortened version of an article by Douglas Quenqua, explaining how new signs are being developed that may enhance scientific learning and communication.

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Date: 2012-12-09 05:15 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] kaberett
I was talking about pretty much exactly this issue with a signing friend the other day - thanks so much for the link, it is great to read :D

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Date: 2012-12-26 11:18 am (UTC)
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Done!

Date: 2012-12-09 11:04 pm (UTC)
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Super interesting! Thanks for the link!

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