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2009-05-11 05:30:00

LYNBROOK, N.Y., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (Nasdaq: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009.

2009-05-08 11:33:00

1,000 supporters to gather May 21 at Capitol to meet with legislators LANSING, Mich., May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- One thousand parents, children and other early childhood investment supporters are expected at the Capitol Thursday, May 21, to tell state legislators that funding for our youngest citizens is critical to Michigan's economic future. It will be the largest Star Power Event since it began in 2007. "This issue is more important than ever as the state makes cuts to balance the current...

2009-05-07 10:44:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that it will release financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year-end 2009 on Wednesday, May 20, at approximately 4:10 p.m. EDT.

2009-05-04 15:22:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SoftBrands, Inc.

2009-05-04 13:06:32

A Princeton University geoscientist who has stirred controversy with her studies challenging a popular theory that an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs has compiled powerful new evidence asserting her position.

2009-05-04 05:30:00

TORONTO, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Points International - (OTCBB: PTSEF, TSX: PTS) - the world's leading loyalty reward solutions provider and owner of the Points.com portal - today announced that it will report financial results for the first quarter 2009 on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 after the close of market. The Company will host a corresponding conference call to discuss the results with Rob MacLean, CEO, Christopher Barnard, President and Anthony Lam, CFO of Points International on...

2009-05-04 07:30:00

NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Standard Motor Products, Inc.

2009-05-03 19:25:00

- Conference Call Scheduled Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. ET - LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Almost Family, Inc.

2009-05-01 11:01:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Type-A Mom editor Shannan Powell shares a round-up of Mother's Day gift guides written by those who really know what moms want: the moms themselves.

2009-04-30 14:57:00

WALL, N.J., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI) today announced plans to release first quarter 2009 financial results on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 before the market opens.

Latest Geologic time scale Reference Libraries

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...

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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