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2009-01-29 15:39:00

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) today announced that it will host an investor conference call on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (1:00 p.m. Central Time) to review its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2008. The conference call will be webcast live on the Internet at http://www.northwesternenergy.com under the "Investor Information" heading. To listen, please go to...

2009-01-28 13:59:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Multi-Fineline Electronix, Inc. (Nasdaq: MFLX), a leading global provider of high-quality, technologically advanced flexible printed circuit and value-added component assembly solutions to the electronics industry, announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast to review its fiscal 2009 first quarter financial results on February 5, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. Eastern time (2:30 p.m. Pacific time). The Company's financial results...

2009-01-22 07:00:00

Management to host conference call at 10 a.m. ET on January 29, 2009 CANTON, Mass., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NEI (Nasdaq: NENG), a leading provider of application deployment platforms, appliances and services for storage, security, carrier class and enterprise communications applications, will announce financial results for its fiscal first quarter, the period ended December 31, 2008, on Thursday, January 29, 2009 prior to the market open. Following the release, NEI management will...

2009-01-22 07:05:00

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Jan. 22 /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 Wednesday, February 25, 2009 to review its fourth-quarter and full year 2008 financial results. AerCap's fourth-quarter and full year 2008 earnings press release will be released before financial markets open in the United States on...

2009-01-20 07:00:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that it will release fiscal third quarter 2009 financial results on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at approximately 4:10 p.m. EST. An earnings conference call will follow at 5 p.m. EST. The dial-in numbers for the investment community are (877) 874-1588 (domestic) and (719) 325-4791 (international). The pass code is 3044396. The conference call hosted by CSC senior management will be webcast simultaneously through a...

2009-01-20 05:00:00

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider of hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2008 results on Sunday, February 8, 2009, US Time. Ctrip's management team will host a conference call at 8:00PM US Eastern Time on February 8, 2009 (or 9:00AM on February 9, 2009 in the Shanghai/HK time zone) following the announcement....

2009-01-12 10:15:00

Web cast scheduled for Friday, January 16, 2009 at 1:15 PM (Pacific Time) COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Irvine Sensors Corporation (Nasdaq: IRSN) today announced that it will host a web cast conference call to discuss the fiscal 2008 results on Friday, January 16, 2009 at 1:15 PM Pacific Time ("PT"). Analysts and Investors who would like to participate in the Q & A Session following the web cast, please request the dial-in number from Investor Relations...

2009-01-07 08:39:00

CINCINNATI, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kendle (Nasdaq: KNDL) a leading, global full-service clinical research organization, today announced Candace Kendle, PharmD, Chairman and CEO, will participate in the 27th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on Monday, Jan. 12, 2009 at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080923/CLTU095LOGO ) The public is invited to listen to a live webcast of Kendle's presentation at...

2008-12-29 11:47:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its first meeting of 2009 on Jan. 25-27, in the auditorium of the agency's Harrisburg headquarters at 2001 Elmerton Ave., just off the Progress Avenue exit of Interstate 81 in Harrisburg. A copy of the agenda for the upcoming meeting will be posted on the agency's website in mid-January. On Sunday, Jan. 25, beginning at 1 p.m., the Board will hear public recommendations for 2009-10...

2008-12-12 17:07:00

TULSA, Okla., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Power Equipment Group Inc. (Pink Sheets: GLPW) ("Global Power") today announced plans to release its unaudited financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008. These results will be available for review at http://www.pinksheets.com under the ticker symbol GLPW, and on the Company's website at http://www.globalpower.com on Wednesday, December 17, 2008 after market close. The Company will host a conference...


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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