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2009-03-05 12:12:00

NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Standard Motor Products, Inc.

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.

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.

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.

2009-02-24 06:00:00

47% Growth in Fourth Quarter Revenues WALL, N.J., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc.

2009-02-23 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc.

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).

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.

2009-02-17 09:44:00

CLIFTON, N.J., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electronic Control Security, Inc.


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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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