Scientists Create Speech From Brain Signals – The New York Times

A prosthetic voice decodes what the brain intends to say and generates (mostly) understandable speech, no muscle movement needed.

Spinning Water Droplets That Seemingly Defy Physics – Video – NYTimes.com

Chinese researchers have discovered a new way to make water droplets spin, creating a potential new kind of hydropower.

Liberals and Conservatives React in Wildly Different Ways to Repulsive Pictures

Apparently, conservatives are more intolerant.

To a surprising degree, our political beliefs may derive from a specific aspect of our biological makeup: our propensity to feel physical revulsion.

Source: Liberals and Conservatives React in Wildly Different Ways to Repulsive Pictures

This jumping spider’s milk-like nutritious fluid contains four times the protein of cow’s milk

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The milk-like nutritious fluid contains four times the protein of cow’s milk.

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World’s oldest bread found at prehistoric site in Jordan

“Charred remains of a flatbread baked about 14,500 years ago in a stone fireplace at a site in northeastern Jordan have given researchers a delectable surprise: people began making bread, a vital staple food, millennia before they developed agriculture.”

Source: World’s oldest bread found at prehistoric site in Jordan

New Hybrid Robot Uses Living Muscle Tissue to Move

Researchers in Tokyo say they’re a step closer to creating more complex and lifelike body parts made of living tissue and mechanical skeletons.

Source: New Hybrid Robot Uses Living Muscle Tissue to Move