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Michele L Wang

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American Sign Language Table in Lowell
Student Life

Unheard: Deaf Culture and ASL at Harvard

“No one will speak up, and you don’t want to be that one person who speaks up, because it’s something that a lot of people with hearing loss are self-conscious about.” Many professors, she added, do not record their lectures or provide transcripts.

wonder-woman
Crime

Harvard's Real "Lasso of Truth"

Marston’s Lasso of Truth is just a comic book depiction of an earlier creation of his: the systolic blood pressure test, a precursor to the modern-day lie detector.

A herd? Maybe?
Conversations

Bring Back The Mammoth

I didn’t really expect that this project, which is honestly one percent of my lab, would get more attention than the rest put together, which is fine. You want to engage the public on whatever aspect of science they won’t deny.