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2010-05-05 15:05:00

SEATTLE, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (Nasdaq: ONTY) announced today it will report its 2009 year end and first quarter 2010 financial results on Thursday, May 6, 2010 after the close of U.S. financial markets, followed by a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time (1:30 p.m. Pacific time). To participate in the call by telephone, please dial (877) 280-7291 (United States) or (707) 287-9361 (International). In addition, the call will be webcast live and can be accessed on...

2010-05-03 12:56:00

VANCOUVER, May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX: FVI/Lima Stock Exchange: FVI) is pleased to announce that a conference call to discuss the Company's first quarter financial results and the San Jose Project pre-feasibility study (PFS) will be held on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern time), 11:00 a.m. (Lima time) and 9:00 a.m. (Pacific time). Hosting the call will be Jorge Ganoza, President, CEO and Director and Luis Dario Ganoza, Chief Financial Officer....

2010-04-26 16:39:00

VANCOUVER, April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Mercator Minerals Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX - ML) is pleased to announce its wholly-owned subsidiary Mineral Park Inc. has closed the previously announced (see Press Release dated March 31, 2010) US$130 million in credit facilities (the "Credit Facilities") and has concurrently issued the notice of redemption on May 6, 2010 of the outstanding 11.5% Senior Secured Notes due February 16, 2012. Societe Generale and WestLB AG are the Joint Bookrunners...

2010-04-20 05:00:00

SHANGHAI, April 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider of hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, will announce its first quarter 2010 results on Tuesday, May 11, 2010, U.S. Eastern Time, after the market closes. Ctrip's management team will host a conference call at 9:00PM U.S. Eastern Time on May 11, 2010 (or 9:00AM on May 12, 2010 in the Shanghai/HK time zone) following the announcement....

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2010-04-14 13:13:04

In just two centuries, humans have wrought such vast and unprecedented changes to our world that we actually might be ushering in a new geological time period that could alter the planet for millions of years, according to a group of prominent scientists that includes a Nobel Laureate. They say the dawning of this new epoch could lead to the sixth largest mass extinction in the Earth's history. Their commentary appears in ACS' bi-weekly journal Environmental Science & Technology. Jan...

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2010-03-27 11:21:23

Researchers show how world has changed Geologists from the University of Leicester are among four scientists- including a Nobel prize-winner "“ who suggest that the Earth has entered a new age of geological time. The Age of Aquarius? Not quite - It's the Anthropocene Epoch, say the scientists writing in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. (web issue March 29; print issue April 1) And they add that the dawning of this new epoch may include the sixth largest mass...

2010-03-25 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and SHENZHEN, China, March 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- SinoHub, Inc. (NYSE Amex: SIHI), a leading provider of supply chain management services for participants in the electronic components supply chain in China, announced today it will release its fiscal year 2009 financial results on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 before the market open. In conjunction, the Company will host a conference call to discuss these results on the same day, March 31, 2010. The conference call...

2010-03-19 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (TSX: FVI / Lima Stock Exchange: FVI) is pleased to announce that a conference call to discuss the Company's 2009 year end financial results will be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. (Eastern time) / 9:00 a.m. (Pacific time). Hosting the call will be Jorge Ganoza, President, CEO and Director and Luis Dario Ganoza, Chief Financial Officer. Shareholders, analysts, media and interested investors are invited to...

2010-03-02 08:00:00

BEIJING, March 2 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Duoyuan Global Water Inc. (NYSE: DGW) ("Duoyuan" or the "Company"), a leading China-based domestic water treatment equipment supplier, today announced that the Company will present at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual China Investment Conference, to be held March 7-9, 2010 at The Regent Hotel, Beijing, China. Management is currently scheduled to present at 11:30 am Beijing Time on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, and to meet with institutional...

2010-02-19 08:05:00

RESTON, Virginia, February 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- WCC today announced that it will hold a webinar on February 24 to discuss ways to prevent duplication in large scale identity systems. The complimentary webinar will show how WCC's ELISE ID helps organizations fight fraud and reduce risk in large scale identity systems, regardless of whether those systems include biographic data, biometric data or a combination of both. WCC CTO Mark Wegman and Product Manager Oscar Scholten will...


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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