Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A location on a macromolecule or cellular structure at which chemical interaction with a specific active substance takes place.
- ‘The mutations caused a different pattern of cofactor interaction within the enzyme binding site.’
- ‘In addition to this recognition site, there is often a second downstream binding site with less similarity to the operator sequence.’
- ‘Alternatively, it could have been due to another binding site within the channel.’
- ‘The same pauses and jumps were observed in unzipping fork dynamics and were attributed to protein binding sites.’
- ‘However, many of these binding sites span two nucleic acid molecules.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.