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2013-07-16 23:26:26

Teaching Transitions, an online hospice volunteer training company, is pleased to announce the availability of eTrainingAssist, a video-based, online hospice volunteer training program for hospices and palliative care companies. eTrainingAssist sets the standard for online hospice volunteer training by incorporating the latest technology for a media-rich user experience, certification upon successful completion, convenience, and cost-saving measures. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013...

2012-07-13 23:02:57

Dr. Jerry Burgess is retiring from Burgess & Mason Cosmetic & Family Dentistry in September 2012. Grapevine, TX (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 Dr. Jerry Burgess is retiring from Burgess & Mason Cosmetic & Family Dentistry in September 2012. Burgess began his practice in Grapevine, Texas in 1971, and has since brought on Dr. Scott Mason as his associate in 1993 and his partner in 1998. Upon his retirement, Burgess and Mason Cosmetic & Family Dentistry will undergo a name change to...

Researchers Discover Ancient Tulip-like Creature In The Canadian Rockies
2012-01-20 07:49:18

A strange tulip-shaped creature discovered in half-a-billion-year-old rocks had a feeding system unlike any other animal, researchers reported this week. Officially named Siphusauctum gregarium, the fossils, unearthed from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale in the Canadian Rockies, reveal a peculiar creature roughly 7-8 inches long with a unique filter feeding system. The creature has a long stem with a bulbous cup-like structure -- similar to that of a tulip -- near the top that...

2012-01-19 11:19:04

University of Toronto/Royal Ontario Museum scientists discover unusual "tulip" creature A bizarre creature that lived in the ocean more than 500 million years ago has emerged from the famous Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale in the Canadian Rockies. Officially named Siphusauctum gregarium, fossils reveal a tulip-shaped creature that is about the length of a dinner knife (approximately 20 centimetres or eight inches) and has a unique filter feeding system. Siphusauctum has a long stem,...

2011-12-01 15:00:00

Newly launched bilingual exhibition is the worldâs leading online Burgess Shale resource Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) December 01, 2011 Today the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and Parks Canada announced the launch of the Burgess Shale online exhibition, as part of the Virtual Museum of Canada. The website provides, for the first time ever, an immersive journey into the world of the bizarre prehistoric creatures that formed the foundation for all animal life on Earth half a billion...

2011-06-14 08:30:00

-New Approach Simplifies Installation and Maintenance- ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care reimbursement solutions provider Burgess will unveil a web-delivered version of its Medicare-based claims pricing tool, the Burgess Reimbursement System (BRS®), at the America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute 2011 conference beginning June 15 in San Francisco. By leveraging the software as a service model, Burgess will offer pricing...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.