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2010-05-18 11:29:38

New fossil material redefines Azendohsaurus as a peculiar early reptile Azendohsaurus just shed its dinosaur affiliation. A careful new analysis of A. madagaskarensis"”this time based on the entire skull rather than on just teeth and jaws"”aligns this 230-million-year-old animal with a different and very early branch on the reptile evolutionary tree. Many aspects of Azendohsaurus are far more primitive than previously assumed, which in turn means that its plant-eating adaptations,...

2010-02-22 16:45:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John J. Flynn, President of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers announced his retirement today at the winter meeting of the Union's Executive Council. Flynn, who had served as President since 1999, expressed his thanks to his fellow Board members and the members of the Council for the opportunity to have served "this great Union" for so many years. He expressed his confidence in the leadership and abilities of the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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