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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.

2009-02-17 06:00:00

WALL, N.J., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BIO-key International, Inc.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

2009-02-02 11:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SoftBrands, Inc. (NYSE Alternext: SBN), a global supplier of enterprise application software, will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter results on Thursday, Feb.

2009-02-02 09:00:00

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE) today announced the Company will conduct a conference call and audio web cast on Monday, February 9, 2009, at 3:00 p.m.

2009-02-01 02:12:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Principal Photography began on Friday, January 30, for the filmed documentary, "I Remember When" at John Daso's Gallery - Gifted Artist. The project is a joint venture of Michael D. Wilson, CEO of BuppieTv.com and Annette D.

Latest Geologic time scale Reference Libraries

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...

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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