Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The rare natural transformation of cells other than stem cells into a different cell type.
- ‘Another possibility is to replace the missing function by causing transdifferentiation of existing cells.’
- ‘Further scrutiny has also thrown cold water on many of the transdifferentiation claims for other types of adult stem cells.’
- ‘A particularly interesting example of transdifferentiation, in which one cell type transdifferentiates into two different types in succession, is provided by jellyfish striated muscle.’
- ‘We favor cytokine-and growth factor-dependent transdifferentiation of resident fibroblasts into myofibroblasts.’
- ‘Histology, immunohistochemistry, and ultrastructure were highly suggestive of transdifferentiation from cardiac muscle to adipose tissue.’
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.