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Lady Gaga Gets A Gender-Bending Fern Species Named After Her

When Dr. Kathleen Pryer and her team at Duke University's herbarium discovered a new species of fern that produces spores that grow into male, female, or bisexual plants, their minds turned to--who else?--Lady Gaga. "We wanted to name this genus for Lady Gaga because of her fervent defense of equality and individual expression," said Pryer.

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 25, 2012