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2010-09-20 08:00:00

Ivan Boyd, Gene Ridge and Jon Smith Bring Extensive Industry Experience to Advance Company Leadership in Secure Mobile-Healthcare Applications TORONTO, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Diversinet Corp. (TSX Venture: DIV, OTCBB: DVNTF) has added three sales executives with deep and diverse healthcare-IT experience as it continues building its position as a leading innovator of secure mobile-healthcare applications. Ivan Boyd has joined the company as Senior Vice President - Sales for the...

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2009-10-07 09:39:02

Ancient soil biota decreased in size by up to 46 percent during period 55 million years ago Ancient soil-inhabiting creatures decreased in body size by nearly half in response to a period of boosted carbon dioxide levels and higher temperatures, scientists have discovered. The researchers' findings were published in the October 5, 2009, early online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Jon Smith, a scientist at the Kansas Geological Survey, and...


Word of the Day
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.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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