Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A record of the entire genome of an organism, consisting of correctly ordered gene maps.
- ‘We confirmed colinearity between the millet and maize genomes, predicted from rice and other cereal alignments, by placing 23 new RFLP markers and four genes from maize on the millet genome map.’
- ‘To understand the genetic basis of tame and aggressive behavior in the silver fox, it is first essential to have a genome map of the fox.’
- ‘In the years since, the human genome map has been finished and the gene estimate has been revised downward still further, to fewer than 25,000.’
- ‘This has resulted in very rapid progress of the canine marker genome map, which has facilitated identification of genes responsible for hereditary diseases.’
- ‘Therefore development of genome maps may facilitate identification of genes influencing not only fur quality but also behavior traits.’
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.