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2014-06-19 23:17:20

FLAVORx has collaborated with Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Ansel’s lead author Loyd V.

2014-06-17 12:27:01

LEGACY RECORDINGS CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF GARDEN STATE; FIRST-EVER 12" VINYL RELEASE OF GRAMMY-WINNING SOUNDTRACK AVAILABLE AUGUST 5 NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-06-09 16:26:50

Pop-up shop to sell sustainable beachwear with food, drinks and live music COLUMBIA, S.C., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cutting-edge, sustainable beachwear designers Faherty Brand

2014-06-09 08:26:23

Debut Single From Upcoming Album Bulletproof Picasso, Out September 16 on Columbia NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Perennial hitmakers and three-time Grammy award winners,

2014-06-04 12:29:46

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, presented its

2014-05-21 16:29:23

Tinian Communications selected to provide low voltage services for a Class A, 850 bed student housing property servicing University of South Carolina attendees AVENTURA, Fla., May

2014-05-01 12:27:20

Struggling Cities Have Higher Rates But Lower Values CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lincoln

2014-04-29 12:23:22

Beach Mazda provides consumers with new Mazda in Columbia, S.C. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When car shoppers start their search for a new Mazda in Columbia,

2014-04-29 08:34:05

BOSTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc.


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
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.