SA Special Editions Vol 31 Issue 6s

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Volume 31, Issue 6s

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How Parents' Trauma Leaves Biological Traces in Children

Adverse experiences can change future generations through epigenetic pathways

Women Are Creating a New Culture for Astronomy

A new generation of scientists are challenging the biased, hierarchical status quo

COVID Long Haulers Are Calling Attention to Chronic Illnesses

But society is not prepared for the growing crisis of long COVID

How Gaslighting Manipulates Reality

Gaslighting isn’t just between people in a relationship—it involves social power, too

Overturning Roe v. Wade Could Have Devastating Health and Financial Impacts, Landmark Study Showed

The researcher who led the Turnaway Study explains how being denied an abortion had lasting negative effects on those who were forced to carry their pregnancies to term and on their children

Viking Textiles Show Women Had Tremendous Power

Cloth from Viking and medieval archaeological sites shows that women literally made the money in the North Atlantic

Antarctica's Collapse Could Begin Even Sooner Than Anticipated

Two expeditions to the Thwaites Ice Shelf have revealed that it could splinter apart in less than a decade, hastening sea-level rise worldwide

How Migrating Birds Use Quantum Effects to Navigate

New research hints at the biophysical underpinnings of their ability to use Earth’s magnetic field lines to find their way to their breeding and wintering grounds

The Mystery of Milky Seas Is Finally Being Solved

Scientists are uncovering more about an eerie phenomenon that has bewildered seafarers for centuries

The First Milky Way Black Hole Image Lets Scientists Test Physics

The first image of the behemoth at the center of our galaxy opens new avenues for understanding the nature of black holes

Citizen Militias in the U.S. Are Moving toward More Violent Extremism

In some members, a longing for “simpler” times is giving rise to deadly activities

Subverting Climate Science in the Classroom

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

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

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

This Hot Summer Is One of the Coolest of the Rest of Our Lives

Heat waves broke temperature records around the world this past summer, but it will still be one of the coolest summers of the next few decades

JWST's First Glimpses of Early Galaxies Could Break Cosmology

The James Webb Space Telescope’s first images of the distant universe shocked astronomers. Is the discovery of unimaginably distant galaxies a mirage or a revolution?


From the Editor
A Year of Wonder, Awe and Discovery
Graphic Science
How Climate Change Will Hit Younger Generations
Research on Gun Violence Has Been Thwarted: It's Now More Urgent Than Ever
Anti-Trans Laws Will Have a Chilling Effect on Medicine
Universal Health Care Could Have Saved More Than 330,000 U.S. Lives during COVID
Russia Is Using 'Digital Repression' to Suppress Dissent
The Science Agenda
Evidence Shouldn't Be Optional
Contagions Worse Than COVID Will Prevail if Neglect of Global Public Health Continues