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Toxic air linked to alterations in brain structure of children

Exposure to fine particulate matter, especially during the first two years of life, increased the part of the brain associated with psychiatric disorders including autism and schizophrenia.

Tonga volcano blast was unusual, could even warm the Earth

Scientists are trying to figure out how all the water shot up could affect the atmosphere, and whether it might warm Earth’s surface over the next few years.

Hot gas bubble offers clue about supermassive black hole at the center of Milky Way

Researchers observed the gas bubble orbiting around Sagittarius A at 30% of the speed of light — or nearly 56,000 miles per second.

Neptune and rings shine in photos from new space telescope

NASA's Voyager 2 was the first spacecraft to see Neptune in all its gaseous glory, during a 1989 flyby.

The future of construction may lie in 3D printing drones

Drawing from the behaviors of birds and insects, researchers have developed a way to have 3D-printing robots build structures while flying.

Idaho a step closer to having largest research dairy in US

"It’s going to help us utilize waste products from the dairy industry in a way that’s beneficial to the environment and to agriculture."

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