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2009-03-03 15:30:00

HOUSTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (Amex: END) (LSE: ENDV) will host a conference call to discuss its 2008 fourth quarter and full-year financial and operating results and the outlook for 2009 on Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 9 a.m. Central Standard Time, 2 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time. To participate and ask questions during the conference call, dial the local country telephone number and the confirmation code 5204926. The toll-free numbers are...

2009-02-27 16:17:00

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Darling International Inc. (NYSE: DAR) will hold a conference call and webcast on Thursday, March 5, 2009 to discuss the Company's fourth quarter and year-end 2008 financial results. The teleconference will begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time and will be hosted by Mr. Randall Stuewe, CEO and Chairman of the Board, and Mr. John Muse, Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration. The related press release will be issued after the market...

2009-02-25 15:05:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS) will provide an online, real-time webcast and rebroadcast of its conference call for the 2009 first quarter results and outlook on Tuesday, March 10, 2009. The live broadcast of NCI's quarterly conference call will be available online at www.ncilp.com on March 10, beginning at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). The online replay will be available at approximately 6:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) and continue for one week....

2009-02-24 06:00:00

47% Growth in Fourth Quarter Revenues WALL, N.J., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in wireless public safety and finger-based biometric identification solutions, today reported results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2008. The Company's results reflected profitability for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2008 as well as strong revenue growth for the quarter and the year. Fourth Quarter...

2009-02-23 12:21:00

DENVER, CO, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - International Royalty Corporation (TSX: IRC / NYSE-A: ROY) (the "Company" or "IRC") will host its Fiscal 2008 Results conference call on Friday, February 27, 2009 at 10:30 AM (EST) / 8:30 AM (MST). To participate in the conference call, please dial 416-644-3422 or North American toll free 1-800-731-5319, at least five minutes prior to the scheduled start of the call. A replay of the conference call will be available as of 12:30 PM (EST) / 10:30 AM...

2009-02-23 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc. (NYSE: AOB) today announced that it plans to release fourth quarter and full year 2008 financial results on Monday, March 9, 2009, before the market opens. The Company will hold a conference call at 8:00 am ET on March 9, 2009 to discuss fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2008 results. Listeners may access the call by dialing 1-866-203-2528 or 1-617-213-8847 for international callers, access...

2009-02-20 14:10:00

BURLINGTON, Ontario, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: WSII) today announced that it will release its 2008 fourth quarter results before the markets open on Monday, February 23, 2009 and hold a conference call on Monday, February 23, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. (ET). A copy of the fourth quarter press release will be available on our website after its release. Our Chief Executive Officer, David Sutherland-Yoest, accompanied by other senior management, will discuss the...

2009-02-18 06:00:00

WALL, N.J., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI) today announced plans to release fourth quarter 2008 financial results on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 before the market opens. In conjunction with the release, BIO-key has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. What: BIO-key International, Inc. Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings...

2009-02-17 09:44:00

CLIFTON, N.J., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electronic Control Security, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EKCS) (ECSI), a leading provider of a broad line of electronic security system technologies to the government and private sectors, announced financial results of operations for the six and three months ended December 31, 2008. Arthur Barchenko, President and CEO, stated, "We had net revenues of $2,438,190 for the six months ended December 31, 2008 compared to $1,454,375 for the...

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2009-02-17 11:20:38

The argument over whether an outcrop of rock in South West Greenland contains the earliest known traces of life on Earth has been reignited, in a study to be published in the Journal of the Geological Society on 23 February. The research, led by Martin J. Whitehouse at the Swedish Museum of Natural History, argues that the controversial rocks "Ëœcannot host evidence of Earth's oldest life', reopening the debate over where the oldest traces of life are located. The small island of...


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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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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