Chelsea

8 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 1 Following | @r4ziyl | Keep up with Chelsea on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Chelsea”

Flexible implant shows promise for paralysed humans

Last year, researchers at the Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne, Switzerland, successfully demonstrated a system that allowed completely paralysed rats to walk again. Using a system of electrical and chemical stimulation, the rats -- whose spinal cords had been completely severed -- were …

Neurophilosophy

Blood Test Could Tell Individual Smokers The Best Way To Quit

A personalized way to kick the habit<p>The best way for a smoker to quit might depend on how fast his or her body can break down nicotine.<p>A group of researchers in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine wanted to figure out the optimal way for individual …

SpaceX supply ship arrives at space station with groceries

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A shipment of much-needed groceries and belated Christmas presents finally arrived Monday morning at the International …

Another new ichthyosaur in the golden age of Jurassic discovery

Jurassic Park is alive and well and found in Scotland. A 4.2 metre ichthyosaur fossil on the Isle of Skye has been identified as a new species of sea-going reptile, dating back roughly 170 million years – slap-bang in the middle of the Jurassic period.<p>The creature – named Dearcmhara, Scottish …

Dinosaurs

Colliding black holes could warp space-time itself

A team of prominent researchers has discovered what appears to be the start of two massive black holes at the centers of their own galaxies beginning to collide.<p>Such an event should come as no surprise, considering that there are up to 200 billion galaxies in the universe (according to Space.com), …

Black Holes

Comet Lovejoy visible over U.S.

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was a tough decision for any space junkie. Comet sleuth Terry Lovejoy had just pinged me on Facebook Messenger answering my request for an interview. Then, my amateur astronomer husband, Jim Ribble, opened the garage door to shout that he had spotted Comet Lovejoy with his telescope from …

NASA probe to arrive at Pluto carrying ashes of Clyde Tombaugh

NASA’s New Horizons probe will arrive at the dwarf-planet carrying the astrophysicist’s ashes<p>When Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto in 1930 he could never have imagined that the icy world would one day be his final resting place.<p>But this week NASA’s New Horizons probe will arrive at the dwarf-planet …