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2011-01-10 13:22:20

Geologists at Brown University and the University of Washington have a cautionary tale: Lose enough species in the oceans, and the entire ecosystem could collapse.

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2010-12-22 09:25:00

A massive new fossil site discovered in southwestern China marks the first discovery of a complete ecosystem which recovered following a mass extinction.

2010-12-07 00:00:41

HMNS Field Expedition will Excavate Extremely Rare, Nearly Complete Dimetrodon Fossil Join Famous Paleontologist and Team to See Fossil Emerge First-Hand Houston, TX (Vocus) December 6, 2010 The Houston Museum of Natural Science Paleontology team has discovered an articulated specimen of a Dimetrodon on the Craddock Ranch in Baylor County.

2010-11-19 14:31:00

DALLAS, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Permian Basin Royalty Trust (NYSE: PBT) ("Permian") today declared a cash distribution to the holders of its units of beneficial interest of $.097736 per unit, payable on December 14, 2010, to unit holders of record on November 30, 2010.

2010-10-28 15:15:13

More than 251 million years ago, at the end of the Permian period, Earth almost became a lifeless planet.

2010-10-11 16:00:00

DENVER, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) today announced that it plans to report third-quarter 2010 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. Cimarex will also host a conference call that day at 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time (1:00 p.m.

2010-07-19 16:29:00

DENVER, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) today announced that it plans to report second-quarter 2010 financial results before the market opens on Wednesday, August 4, 2010. Cimarex will also host a conference call that day at 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time (1:00 p.m.

2010-04-20 15:34:00

DENVER, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) today announced that it plans to report first-quarter 2010 financial results before the market opens on Friday, May 7, 2010. Cimarex will also host a conference call that day at 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time (1:00 p.m.

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2010-03-15 13:47:33

Evidence that the first widespread occurrence of terrestrial vertebrates 300 million years ago was in response to a brief episode of a globally warmer, drier climate.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.