Scientific American Magazine Vol 327 Issue 6

Scientific American

Volume 327, Issue 6

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The Best of JWST's Cosmic Portraits

These new views of familiar space sights reveal details never before seen

The Opioid Epidemic Is Surging among Black People because of Unequal Access to Treatment

Clinics and the most effective types of therapy are harder to find in communities where people of color live

Are the James Webb Space Telescope's Pictures 'Real'?

How the JWST’s cosmic images are made

How JWST Is Changing Our View of the Universe

The James Webb Space Telescope has sparked a new era in astronomy

How Taking Pictures of 'Nothing' Changed Astronomy

Deep-field images of “empty” regions of the sky from JWST and other space telescopes are revealing more of the universe than we ever thought possible

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?

Moral Injury Is an Invisible Epidemic That Affects Millions

A specific kind of trauma results when a person’s core principles are violated during wartime or a pandemic


The Science of Health
Autism Treatment Shifts Away from 'Fixing' the Condition
50, 100 & 150 Years Ago
50, 100 & 150 Years Ago: December 2022
Transforming Robots Help to Transfer Skills
Pigeon Neurons Use Much Less Energy Than Those of Mammals
Ancient Sawfish Help to Illuminate Our Teeth's Scaly Origins
Saving Coral Reefs with Dental Tech
Discovery Helps Computers Draw Intricate Two-Dimensional Animations
Tiny Tyrannosaurs Used the Buddy System
Science News Briefs from around the World: December 2022
How the Moon Devastated a Mangrove Forest
Salty Sea Spray Keeps Lightning Strikes Away
See the Mysterious Sea Creatures That Only Come Up at Night
Readers Respond to the August 2022 Issue
Graphic Science
Milky Way Census Shows Stars Take Varied Paths
From the Editor
The Stunning First Results from JWST
Poem: 'Uncertain-Sea Principle'
How Beavers Shaped America, from Capitalism to Climate Change
Arctic Lakes Are Disappearing Fast, and Scientists Are Just Figuring Out Why
The Science Agenda
Keep Looking Up
How Can the World Prepare for the Next Pandemic?
How Viruses Hop from Wild Animals to Humans
3 Steps to Detect and Stop Disease Outbreaks before They Become Pandemics
COVID Communication Often Failed: How Health Policy Makers Can Do Better
These UV Devices Could Keep Indoor Air Free of Viruses
Smart Algorithms Could Identify Animal Viruses with Pandemic Potential
Will COVID Ever Be Eradicated?
Political Leaders Must Act Now to Thwart the Next Pandemic
Climate Models Could Help Predict Future Disease Outbreaks
How to Stop the Next Outbreak from Becoming a Pandemic
Mind Matters
Why Social Media Makes People Unhappy--And Simple Ways to Fix It
It's Time to Open the Black Box of Social Media