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2015-03-26 23:05:44

Join the South Carolina Aquarium for a Delicious Good Catch Dinner at Gervais & Vine Charleston, S.C.

2015-03-25 08:31:50

xG Health shares Geisinger Success and Experience COLUMBIA, Md., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12th Annual World Health Conference convenes from March 22nd to March 25th, in Washington,

2015-03-24 08:42:53

WALLDORF, Germany, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 75 years, Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM)

2015-03-19 12:33:48

Sector helps keep wireless prepaid segment growing COLUMBIA, Mo., March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hispanic market's affinity towards wireless prepaid services is keeping the prepaid

2015-03-18 23:04:44

Homeowners concerned about the dangers of formaldehyde can breathe easy knowing that Columbia’s PureBond® decorative hardwood plywood panels contain no added formaldehyde, promote good

2015-03-18 16:25:22

NEW YORK, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Columbia University is hosting a media briefing on the future of cancer research in partnership with the producers of the upcoming PBS broadcast

2015-03-18 08:28:45

BOSTON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc.

2015-03-12 08:33:23

BOSTON, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc.

2015-03-11 23:16:06

Baltimore and Washington, D.C. and surrounding area residents suffering from periodontal disease can now visit Dr. Daniel C. Stewart for a gum surgery alternative in Columbia, Maryland.

2015-03-04 23:00:17

ReRoof USA just completed a commercial building self storage metal roofing project.


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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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).