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Early Humans May Have Preyed On Elephant Ancestor Gomphothere
2014-07-15 12:58:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Gomphotheres, genetic relatives of the elephant, were thought to have roamed North America and became extinct long before humans reached the continent. But, according to a new study, researchers have uncovered evidence that North America’s earliest humans may have preyed on the ancient mammals. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, study researchers from the United States and Mexico found remains of...

Scientist Calls Clovis Comet Theory Bogus
2013-01-30 20:42:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers are contradicting one hypothesis that comet explosions may have ended the 9,000-year-old Clovis culture. The Clovis comet hypothesis was first reported in 2007, claiming a comet initiated the Younger Dryas cold period nearly 13,000 years ago. This period, also known as the Big Freeze, was a brief period of cold climatic conditions and drought, causing the collapse of the North American ice sheets. According to the...

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2011-03-25 06:10:00

Scientists have uncovered ancient stone tools and thousands of other artifacts dating back 15,500 years at an archaeological dig in Texas, suggesting that humans settled the continent 2,500 years earlier than previously believed. The site, located in the Buttermilk Creek complex near Austin, is now the oldest settlement ever found in North America, scientists reported Thursday. The findings could challenge conventional beliefs about who the first American inhabitants were, and when they...

2010-11-12 00:00:46

John Lamboy, nominated by Megan Dow of Clovis, wins new Tech Council of Maryland award at the CIO/CTO Live! Awards. Clovis recognizes the significant contributions that Mr. Lamboy has made in the field of Cyber Security and congratulates Mr. Lamboy and Vangent on this high honor. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) November 11, 2010 On November 4, the Tech Council of Maryland announced the winners of its fifth annual CIO&CTO Live! Awards to a capacity crowd in downtown D.C. at the Ronald Regan...

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2010-09-30 07:57:57

New research challenges the controversial theory that an ancient comet impact devastated the Clovis people, one of the earliest known cultures to inhabit North America. Writing in the October issue of Current Anthropology, archaeologists Vance Holliday (University of Arizona) and David Meltzer (Southern Methodist University) argue that there is nothing in the archaeological record to suggest an abrupt collapse of Clovis populations. "Whether or not the proposed extraterrestrial impact...

2010-06-03 17:13:00

CLOVIS, N.M., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Mexico American Water recently announced the results of its 2009 water quality reports for its Clovis service area. The reports show that water quality meets state and federal standards for all of its Clovis area systems. New Mexico American Water has about 60,000 customers within the state. "We are pleased to report that the water supplied to our customers is of higher quality than required by state and federal drinking water...

2010-04-02 16:39:00

CLOVIS, N.M., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 31, 2010, the New Mexico Office of State Engineer approved an emergency authorization relating to New Mexico American Water's application to combine water rights for wells producing potable water for the Clovis water system. New Mexico American Water filed the application on July 30, 2008 and anticipated the need for emergency authorization at that time in anticipation of possible water shortages in the Clovis area as a result of the...

2010-01-06 14:12:00

CLOVIS, N.M., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- New Mexico American Water's Board of Directors issued a proclamation last month, approving a comprehensive conservation plan for customers in Clovis. The proclamation comes as water levels in the Ogallala Aquifer, which is the only source of supply for Clovis residents, continue to decline. As a result, New Mexico American Water has seen a 10 percent average annual decline in its well pumping capacity compelling the company to increase the number of...

2009-12-22 05:30:00

CLOVIS, Calif., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Fairfield Inn & Suites in Clovis has joined forces with the United States Marine Corps in this year's annual Toys for Tots drive. The goal of Toys for Tots is to gather new and unwrapped toys for needy families in the Central Valley. Fairfield Inn and Suites is proud to be a part of this year's Toys for tots drive. As a host hotel for the United States Marine Corps in the Fresno/Clovis area, the hotel is excited to assist the Marines in...

2009-02-04 08:00:00

Firm recognized as one of fastest growing companies in Greater Washington BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Clovis was recently announced as a Washington SmartCEO magazine/BDO Seidman LLP 2009 Future 50 recipient, which recognizes the 50 fastest growing companies in the Greater Washington area based on employee and revenue growth over a three year period. "Clovis is a four time consecutive recipient of the Future 50 Award since 2005. Our growth has been at an impressive rate of 298%...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'