The giant impact hypothesis — the popular belief that a “planetary embryo” called Theia collided with Earth some 4.5 billion years ago, leading to the formation of our planet’s moon — has been around for a while.
A UCLA football player has been arrested and charged with raping a fellow UCLA student.
Los Angeles Police Department detectives took 20-year-old Adam Searl, a punter on the team, into custody on Oct. 8.
Researchers at UCLA have done something they didn’t think was possible: without the use of surgery, they helped people with severe paralysis voluntarily move their legs — something that’s never been accomplished before. While it may be years before this new approach could be widely used, the researchers now think patients with severe spinal cord injuries may be able to recover multiple body functions, which could greatly improve their quality of life. The research was published yesterday in the Journal of Neurotrauma.