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2009-04-16 15:01:00

Management to host conference call at 10 a.m. ET on April 30, 2009 CANTON, Mass., April 16, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NEI (Nasdaq: NENG), a leading provider of application platforms, appliances and support services for software developers, OEMs and service providers worldwide, will announce financial results for its fiscal second quarter, the period ended March 31, 2009, on Thursday, April 30, 2009, prior to the market open. Following the release, NEI management will conduct a...

2009-04-16 08:01:00

AMSTERDAM, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts at 9:30 am Eastern Time / 3:30 pm Central European Time on Thursday, May 7, 2009 to review its first quarter 2009 financial results. AerCap's first quarter 2009 earnings press release will be released before financial markets open in the United States on May 7, 2009. A copy of the press release will be posted on...

2009-04-08 11:41:00

NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LegalHealth, a division of the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), announced today that it will provide free legal assistance to New Yorkers wanting to leave instructions for doctors describing the kind of medical treatment they want in the event they become incapacitated. LegalHealth will host health care planning tables at fifteen hospital sites throughout the city in recognition of National Health Care Decisions Day on April 16th. Julie...

2009-04-06 09:40:00

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drive to Survive - Our Future Is Riding On It - is the theme of this year's National Work Zone Awareness Week April 6-10. The national campaign is conducted every year at the start of the construction season to encourage motorists to slow down and be alert through roadway construction season. Each year, approximately 1000 people are killed in work zone accidents. With the recent enactment of the economic recovery package, a good deal of highway...

2009-03-31 11:30:00

Automated service notifies victims when offenders are released from jail NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Victim advocates, law enforcement officers, and concerned citizens will have the opportunity to learn about a free service that can help keep crime victims safe. Appriss Inc. is offering free workshops about New York VINE, on Tuesday, April 7 in Conference Room B at Roosevelt Hospital, 1000 Tenth Avenue, across the street from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Two sessions will...

2009-03-24 09:30:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- iPayment today announced that its management will hold a conference call on Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) to discuss its 2008 fourth-quarter and year-end results. To listen to the call, participants should dial 913-312-9308 approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. A telephonic replay will become available after 8:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 and continue through Tuesday, April 7, 2009, by...

2009-03-24 11:06:00

TULSA, Okla., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Power Equipment Group Inc. (Pink Sheets: GLPW) ("Global Power") today announced plans to release its audited financial results for the year ended December 31, 2008. These results will be available for review at www.pinksheets.com under the ticker symbol GLPW, and on the Company's website at www.globalpower.com on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 after market close. The Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 1:00 PM...

2009-03-24 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by SATELLITE 2009: Event: 28th Annual SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition Details: The SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition is the premier event providing solutions to the satellite end-user community. SATELLITE 2009 features an anticipated 9,000 delegates representing 70 countries, more than 280 exhibiting companies and a full conference program led by more than 300 experts, thought leaders and top-level...

2009-03-23 14:46:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Irvine Sensors Corporation (Nasdaq: IRSN) announced today that the web cast of the Company's management presentation at its Annual Stockholders Meeting on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 is expected to begin at approximately 1:30 PM Pacific Time on that date, as has been previously posted on its web site. The management presentation conference call will follow the business portion of the Annual Meeting and will be broadcast live over the...

2009-03-19 17:02:00

HOUSTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE-Alt: END) (LSE: ENDV) will participate in the 20th Annual Wall Street Analyst Conference hosted by The Wall Street Analyst Forum on March 26, 2009 to be held at The University Club in New York. J. Michael Kirksey, executive vice president and chief financial officer, is scheduled to speak on the company's business strategies and operational plans at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time and 3:30 p.m. Greenwich...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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