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2014-03-17 08:29:03

MORRISTOWN, N.J. and AUDUBON, Pa., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C3i, a global leader in service desk support and business process outsourcing (BPO) services for the life sciences industry, announced that it has been selected by CFS Clinical to provide global 24x365 multilingual technology support services for their Site Activation and Investigator Payment Services. CFS Clinical is the leading technology-enabled service provider focused on site startup and investigator payments for...

2011-05-19 14:42:00

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Audubon is saddened to learn of the death of longtime Audubon leader Edward H. Harte. Inspired by a birding trip to Corpus Christi, the avid conservationist joined Audubon's board in 1964 and served for a total of 13 years, including five years as chair, over the next three decades. In 2002 he was awarded Audubon's highest honor, the Audubon Medal, in recognition of his conservation vision and leadership. His son Christopher has also served...

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2005-06-02 11:54:07

The Myrtle Warbler (Dendroica (coronata) coronata) is a small New World warbler long known to be closely related to its western counterpart, Audubon's Warbler. At various times the two forms have been classed as separate species or lumped as Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata). The two forms most likely diverged when the eastern and western populations were separated in the last ice-age. In North America, the two forms are now again officially recognized as conspecific. The...

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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'