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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. 5, 2009, at 5:00 pm Eastern Time (4:00 pm Central Time). This call is being webcast and can be accessed at SoftBrands' website at www.softbrands.com. Interested parties may also listen to the call by dialing 866-788-0538 or international 857-350-1676...

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. Eastern Time (ET), in conjunction with the release of its operating and financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2008. Alexandria anticipates releasing its operating and financial results before the market opens on Monday, February 9, 2009. To participate...

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. Colbert-Beavers, CEO of Visage Production of Georgia, Inc. A short will be presented to the Festival de Cannes-Marche du Film Festival for consideration this year. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090201/DA65304 ) During...

2009-01-29 14:19:00

CLEVELAND, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE: CBZ) has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. (ET) to discuss the Company's financial results for the fourth-quarter and year-end December 31, 2008. CBIZ will release its financial results before the market opens the morning of February 12, 2009. At that time, a copy of the release will be available on the Company's web site at www.cbiz.com . The call will be webcast in a listen-only...

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....


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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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