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2014-10-28 12:21:33

TCOM's Operational Class Aerostat System, equipped with radar and EOIR payloads can provide Malaysian security forces with actionable information to achieve total domain awareness and early detection of potential threats in a contested region of Borneo. COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TCOM, L.P., the global leader in persistent surveillance solutions announced that its President, Ron Bendlin has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bintang Kencana...

2014-10-28 08:34:08

BOSTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) ("Columbia" or "the Company") today announced financial results for the three and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2014. Third Quarter Financial Highlights -- Total revenues of $11.5 million, including a $2.2 million sale of Legatrin intellectual property, compared to $7.1 million in the third quarter of 2013, an increase of 61%; -- Net income increased to $3.7 million or $0.34...

2014-10-27 23:02:51

The Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (VAMC) Dementia Committee presents a seminar Nov. 7 for area caregivers and healthcare professionals titled “The Journey of Caregiving for Veterans with Dementia.” The daylong seminar in Columbia, S.C., for professional and non-professional caregivers and family members of those who are experiencing dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease will provide information on dementia, community and VA resources, management of difficult behaviors, and...

2014-10-24 23:02:53

Andrew Cole named Vice Chairman of the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia’s Remodelers Council Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Andrew Cole has been named Vice Chairman of the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia’s Remodelers Council. He will assume the role in January 2015. The Remodelers Council of Greater Columbia was formed by members of the HBA who were involved in the home improvement industry....

2014-10-23 12:35:04

Verizon and Baltimore Orioles Are Top Sponsors COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Maryland State Conference NAACP (MSC), one of the state's leading champions of civil rights and social justice, will host its 74(th) Annual Convention on "All in for Justice and Equality." The event, Oct. 24-25, is open to the general public. It will include workshops to address growing concerns regarding criminal justice, education, employment and housing. Attendees also will learn more...

2014-10-22 23:02:48

Weldon R. Johnson, David G. Wolff, Alan J. Reyner, Kay Gaffney Crowe and Curtis W. Dowling to be recognized at a reception on October 29, 2014, at the Blue Marlin. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Barnes Alford is pleased to announce attorneys Weldon R. Johnson, David G. Wolff, Alan J. Reyner, Kay Gaffney Crowe and Curtis W. Dowling have been selected by Greater Columbia Business Monthly as Midlands Legal Elites.    The magazine selected the top Columbia-area...

2014-10-22 08:27:44

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-nine nonprofit organizations across the United States and Canada will receive pro bono marketing services this week through CreateAthon, a 24-hour pro bono marketing marathon to be held in nine cities on October 23 and 24 as part of Pro Bono Week, a global celebration of skills-based volunteerism and the impact it can have on the social sector. Founded by Riggs Partners in Columbia, South Carolina in 1997, CreateAthon is one of the...

2014-10-20 23:04:49

American Story Channel Delivers Access to Discoverable Information, Extended Engagement and Physical Play COLUMBIA, MD (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Kazaz! is story time reimagined. American Story Channel today announced the launch of Kazaz!, an exciting new app featuring a world of interactive, animated original stories. Kazaz! goes above and beyond the typical app design. It uniquely combines a series of discoverable learning gems and real-world 3D printed figures to create an enhanced,...

2014-10-14 23:02:06

Join NACM and HighRadius to learn how Tech Data leveraged innovative technology to automate the retrieval of credit information from credit and trade groups. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 The National Association for Credit Management (NACM), a leading resource for credit and financial management information and education, and HighRadius Corporation, a leading provider of financial supply chain management (FSCM) solutions, are proud to announce a complimentary webinar on October...

2014-10-14 16:20:35

TCOM's 17M aerostat system, equipped with a Wescam MX10 sensor, will demonstrate the capabilities of Tactical Class aerostats in the maritime domain. These portable, rapid-deploying systems provide comprehensive surveillance for naval vessels both afloat and ashore in a port environment. COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TCOM, L.P., the global leader in lighter-than-air (LTA) persistent surveillance solutions announced that its 17M Tactical Class aerostat will take...


Latest Columbia Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-11-18 19:08:04

The Paleoproterozoic is the first of three subdivisions of the Proterozoic Eon (occurring from 2.5 billion to 1.6 billion years ago (Ga). This period is marked by the first stabilization of the continents, and also when cyanobacteria--a type of bacteria that uses biochemical processes of photosynthesis to produce oxygen--evolved. Experts have found paleontological evidence that during at least part of the Paleoproterozoic era, about 1.8 Ga, the earth year was about 450 days long, with days...

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COBU6 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers....

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COLUM3 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers.

2012-06-18 08:50:05

Symbol: BRVU Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BRVU2 Bromopsis vulgaris (Hook.) Holub   BRVUE Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. eximius Shear   BRVUR Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. robustus Shear Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Classification:      ...

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