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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...

2009-02-17 06:00:00

WALL, N.J., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety solutions, announced today that it will participate in Imperial Capital's Homeland Security Investor Conference to be held during the month of March. Additional details regarding BIO-key's participation at the conference are provided below. Imperial Capital's Homeland Security Investor Conference: To be held at...

2009-02-13 17:58:00

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced that it will hold a conference call to report financial results for its fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2008, on February 17, 2009 at 5:00 P.M. ET. Those seeking to listen to the call may access a live broadcast on the Alliance One website. Please visit www.aointl.com fifteen minutes in advance to register. For those who are unable to listen to the live event, a replay...

2009-02-13 12:00:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Axcess Corp (OTC Bulletin Board: GAXC) (the "Company"), an independent provider of ATM solutions, today stated that it has scheduled a conference call on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern to discuss the Company's financial results for fiscal year 2008. Such financial results are expected to be released on or about 8:00 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday, February 17. Anyone interested in participating should call (888)...

2009-02-06 09:44:00

TROY, Mich., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Champion Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: CHB), a leader in factory-built construction, announced today that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended Jan. 3, 2009 on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009 at 11 a.m. EST to discuss the results and current business trends. Leading the call will be William Griffiths, Champion's chairman,...

2009-02-05 08:00:00

BEIJING, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- LightInTheBox ( http://www.lightinthebox.com ) had just turned a Chinese traditional family holiday into a global shopping fest. Last week (Jan 25-31) was the first week of the Chinese Lunar New Year, and this year is "the Year of Ox" in the lunar calendar, which represents the hope of a bull market. Traditionally, almost all businesses, including LightInTheBox, are shutdown to observe the holiday, but this year LightInTheBox, together with many of its...

2009-02-04 10:06:00

BURLINGTON, Ontario, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: WSII) today announced that it will release its 2008 fourth quarter results after the close of markets on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 and hold a conference call on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 8:30 a.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...


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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