Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A diagram showing the relative positions of genes along the length of a chromosome.
- ‘We divided the chromosome map into four marker intervals using the most informative loci separated by 10-to 15-cM intervals, which is the intermarker distance optimal for detecting interference.’
- ‘A comparison between the phylogenetic tree and the chromosome map shows that genes that are phylogenetically closer are also physically closer on chromosomes.’
- ‘Using these deletions, the mutations were mapped to seven intervals along the polytene chromosome map.’
- ‘Thirty segments distributed between 23 and 29 min on the chromosome map have been submitted to an inversion test.’
- ‘A chromosome map in which each position is linked to its n-plication degree (duplication, triplication, etc.) was established.’
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.