Yoseph Barash, a graduate of my lab who is now a postdoc in Toronto (with Brendan Frey and Ben Benclowe) is the lead author of article in Nature. Moreover, his work made big splash with as the main item on the cover.
If you want to get the layman's explanation, Nature provides a nice coverage. It seems that this result will get a lot of attention both in the media and in science. For example, see report in the Science Daily.