Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The investigation of the contents of cells by measuring the light they allow through after staining.
- ‘The micronuclei of wild-type pairs provided a reliable diploid standard to quantify the macronuclear DNA content of exconjugants by cytophotometry.’
- ‘The determination of tumor heterogeneity and tumor cell proliferation by means of DNA cytophotometry gives valuable clues regarding prognosis.’
- ‘The results of fluorescence cytophotometry showed that cells containing tetraploid nuclei gradually increased in number.’
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.