Robots help cows milk themselves. I'm waiting for the PETA protest -- they're making the cows participate in their own exploitation! The horror!
I can see you... (NY Times Science Tuesday) So it turns out that the eyeless brittlestar can see because its entire skeleton is essentially an eye. That makes me wonder -- what if one could see with other parts of one's body? What if one's skin was covered in microlenses? It would make showering more interesting, that's for sure.