The Weekly Round Up: April 10- May 6 What?!?!?!?  A new Weekly Round Up?  But we haven’t had one of these in weeks???  After dropping the ball for a few weeks, it’s back baby, in all its glory.  I’ve scoured the internet and grabbed for you a group of environmental news stories that I think you’ll enjoy.  I’m talking fish eyeball parasites, CRISPR-HIV research, and a pretty damn cool cuttlefish battle.  So let’s dive in! Continue reading

10 More Species Named After Characters: Star Wars Edition

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So a while back we wrote an article all about 15 species named after fictional characters.  Now that Star Wars has been released and I’m fully caught up in the hype that is episode seven, I thought I’d add a bit of a Star Wars spin to this topic, and find some more animals with names from a galaxy far, far away.  Now, last time I mentioned that both Han Solo and Yoda have species named after them, so when you get to the end of this article and realize that your favourite species of trilobite, Han solo, isn’t here, that’s why.  Enjoy! Continue reading