Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A grid of DNA segments of known sequence that is used to test and map DNA fragments, antibodies, or proteins.
- ‘Note that gene microarrays have gotten so powerful that these researchers were able to check the expression levels of all the known genes in a human cell.’
- ‘A microarray consists of single-stranded DNA arranged on a wafer the size of a postage stamp.’
- ‘Many of the genes on the microarray are expressed sequence tags of uncharacterized genes.’
- ‘For future studies, whether using microarrays, proteomics or genetics, I believe it is essential that this requirement is met and it is now the time to develop large-scale annotation programmes.’
- ‘This may require assaying a range of enzymes, and will increasingly involve transcriptome analysis on DNA microarrays, or proteome 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.