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  • Lord, Lacey (Lacey Gwen) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Comics studies tends to privilege the visual, and some scholars, like Scott McCloud believe that comics are solely visual. However, as Ian Hague has noted, the idea that comics are a solely visual medium is not only ...
  • Sokol, Joshua (Joshua Daniel) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Flippers first, I splash into the year 2100. Graduate student Hannah Barkley and I are swimming in Nikko Bay, among the Rock Islands of Palau. Here the warm blue-green water resembles naturally what the tropical Pacific ...
  • Schwartz, Sarah L. (Sarah Leah) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    In 2013, the United States Supreme Court heard the case of Association of Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics. The case asked one question: are human genes patentable? Gene patents became commonplace during the biotechnology ...
  • Nowogrodzki, Anna (Anna Rose) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Low desire is the most common sexual dysfunction in women. Pharmaceuticals are being developed to treat it, most notably Flibanserin, owned by Sprout Pharmaceuticals. Sometimes inaccurately referred to as "female Viagra," ...
  • Greshko, Michael A. (Michael Anthony) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Living creatures must navigate their environments in search of food, reproductive opportunities, and better habitats, and they use many stimuli in order to do so. After centuries of skepticism, biologists in the 1960s ...
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