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2009-11-13 07:55:00

Breeding program offers new opportunities to understand a little-studied species, and introduce the public to these fascinating creatures Anchored to an algae-covered rock in a 120-gallon tank at the California Academy of Sciences' Steinhart Aquarium, a cluster of inky-colored cuttlefish eggs is beginning to swell"”evidence of success for the Academy's new captive breeding program for dwarf cuttlefish, Sepia bandensis. The program, pioneered by Academy biologist Richard Ross, is the...

2009-11-02 08:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Board of Directors of Inmet Mining Corporation (Inmet) (TSX:IMN) announced today that they have appointed Jochen Tilk, Inmet's President and Chief Operating Officer, to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Tilk has been employed with Inmet for more than 21 years and has filled a number of senior executive roles. The Board of Directors of Inmet has accepted the retirement of Richard Ross, the current Chairman and Chief...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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