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2009-01-22 07:05:00

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V.

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.

2009-01-20 05:00:00

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd.

2009-01-12 10:15:00

Web cast scheduled for Friday, January 16, 2009 at 1:15 PM (Pacific Time) COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan.

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.

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.

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.

2008-12-11 12:02:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spartech Corporation (NYSE: SEH) will hold a conference call with investors and financial analysts at 11:00 a.m. EST on Tuesday, December 16, 2008, to discuss Spartech's fourth quarter 2008 financial results.

2008-12-09 09:26:00

CINCINNATI, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kendle (Nasdaq: KNDL) a leading, global full-service clinical research organization, today announced President Simon Higginbotham will participate in the annual Raymond James Boston Fall Investors Conference.

2008-12-08 08:00:00

MIAMI, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- With the film award season beginning to heat up, Eurocinema, the American TV network where you find the best of European cinema, is first out of the box with its Annual Top Ten Foreign Films of 2008.


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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  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
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