Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Synthetic DNA in which the sequence of bases is complementary to that of a given example of DNA.
- ‘We observed an accumulation of cDNA loci near the centromere for seven chromosomes.’
- ‘Some rat cDNA clones were also sequenced to fill gaps and to confirm splice sites.’
- ‘A DNA sequence is amplified from genomic DNA or cDNA using a high fidelity polymerase.’
- ‘Genomic and cDNA sequences are presented at the top and at the bottom, respectively.’
- ‘However, until now, only one paper has reported using barley cDNA microarrays for transcriptome analysis.’
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.