Scientific American Magazine Vol 327 Issue 1

Scientific American

Volume 327, Issue 1

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How Parents' Trauma Leaves Biological Traces in Children

Adverse experiences can change future generations through epigenetic pathways

Subverting Climate Science in the Classroom

Oil and gas representatives influence the standards for courses and textbooks, from kindergarten to 12th grade

Record-Breaking Voyager Spacecraft Begin to Power Down

The pioneering probes are still running after nearly 45 years in space, but they will soon lose some of their instruments

Toxic Slime Contributed to Earth's Worst Mass Extinction--And It's Making a Comeback

Global warming fueled rampant overgrowth of microbes at the end of the Permian period. Such lethal blooms may be on the rise again

'Momentum Computing' Pushes Technology's Thermodynamic Limits

Overheating is a major problem for today’s computers, but those of tomorrow might stay cool by circumventing a canonical boundary on information processing

Astronomers Gear Up to Grapple with the High-Tension Cosmos

A debate over conflicting measurements of key cosmological properties is set to shape the next decade of astronomy and astrophysics


The Science of Health
Why Do Mental Illnesses--From Depression to Schizophrenia--Raise the Risk of Dementia?
How Snakes Breathe while Crushing Prey
Dinosaur Diets May Help Explain Dramatic Diversity
News Briefs from around the World: July 2022
'Frog Skin' Cell Type Found in Mammal Mouths
Marker Tip--Without Ink!--Makes a Hardy Medical Sampler
How Connected Cars Can Map Urban Heat Islands
How Antarctic Krill Coordinate the Biggest Swarms in the World
Skies Are Sucking More Water from the Land
Venomous Snail Unlocks New Diabetes Drugs
New Satellite Is a 'Swiss Army Knife' in Space
See the Strange Underground Detector Probing Neutrino Mysteries
These Spiders Spring Off Their Mates to Avoid Sexual Cannibalism
Poem: 'On Visible Light'
Climate Destroyers Go to Jail, Martian Travel Guide, Bee Interiority, and More
The Science Agenda
We Need to Make 'Electrifying Everything' Easier
Readers Respond to the March 2022 Issue
From the Editor
Students Deserve to Learn about the Climate Emergency
50, 100 & 150 Years Ago
50, 100 & 150 Years Ago: July 2022
Science Needs to Shrink Its Carbon Footprint
Graphic Science
Wildfires Followed by Severe Rain Will Become More Common
Mind Matters
Why Kids Are Afraid to Ask for Help
Crowdfunding Isn't Enough in a Crisis