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2009-06-10 11:14:00

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., June 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Synutra International, Inc.

2009-06-04 17:51:00

MORRISVILLE, N.C., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced that it will hold a conference call to report financial results for its fiscal year ended March 31, 2009, on June 8, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. ET.

2009-06-04 15:30:00

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Commercial Lines Inc.

2009-06-01 15:07:00

SPARKS, Okla., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorcycle enthusiasts from across the nation will convene at the Sparks America Campground on June 18-28 to participate in a premier summer motorcycling event, Bike Week Oklahoma and Rumble at the Rally.

2009-05-27 08:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, May 27 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- OmniaLuo, Inc. ('OmniaLuo' or the 'Company') (OTC Bulletin Board: OLOU), a China-based company engaged in the business of designing, developing, marketing and distributing fine women's apparel under the brand name OMNIALUO, announced record operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. OmniaLuo reported revenue of approximately $3.0 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2009, representing a small increase even...

2009-05-26 09:44:00

For Wednesday, May 27, 2009 @ 10:00 a.m. WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With our nation in the grips of the worst economy in at least one-quarter century, American workers have had to grapple with fast and furious changes over the past 12 months, including those related to their individual health and well-being.

2009-05-18 15:42:00

HOUSTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NCI Building Systems, Inc.

2009-05-18 10:35:00

TULSA, Okla., May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Power Equipment Group Inc. (Pink Sheets: GLPW) ("Global Power") today announced plans to release its unaudited financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2009.

2009-05-14 08:00:00

CLIFTON, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electronic Control Security, Inc.

2009-05-13 10:34:00

TORONTO, May 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Canadian Solar Inc.


Latest Geologic time scale Reference Libraries

Palaeovespa
2014-04-18 16:08:43

Palaeovespa is a genus of wasps that holds seven species, all of which are extinct. Two of the species were discovered in Baltic amber deposits from Europe dating back to the middle Eocene era, while the other five were found in Florissant Formation amber from the Priabonian stage era in Colorado in the United States. This genus, and four of its species, was first described in 1906 by Dr. Theodore Cockerell in the Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Cockerell described all but one...

Australopithecus africanus
2013-11-29 10:55:07

Australopithecus africanus was an early hominid, an australopithecine that lived between roughly 3.03 and 2.04 million years ago in the later Pliocene and early Pleistocene. Au. africanus was of slender build and was thought to have been a direct ancestor of modern humans. Fossil remains signify that Au. africanus was considerably more like modern humans that Au. afarensis, with a more human-like cranium permitting a larger brain and more humanoid facial features. This hominid has only been...

Tenontosaurus
2013-01-29 09:53:30

Image Caption: Head of Tenontosaurus, Institut de paléontologie humaine, Paris, France. Credit: Rémih/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) Tenontosaurus, meaning “sinew lizard”, is a genus of medium to large sized ornithopod dinosaur. The genus is known from the late Aptian to Albian ages of the middle Cretaceious period sediments of western North America, dating roughly between 115 to 108 million years ago. It was formerly thought to be a ‘hypsilophodont’, but since Hypsilophodontia is no...

Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-11-18 19:10:56

The Neoproterozoic is the third of three subdivisions of the Proterozoic Eon (occurring from 1 billion years ago to 542 million years ago). This terminal era of the Proterozoic is itself divided into three sub-periods called the Tonian, Cryogenian, and Ediacaran Periods. The most severe glaciation known in the geologic record occurred during the Cryogenian Period, when ice sheets reached the equator and formed a possible “Snowball Earth.” And the earliest fossils of multi-cellular life...

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...

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