In this study, seventeen mammalian fossil teeth collected from different layers of unit C II and C III (C III′) during the 2003–2006 Sino-Franco joint excavation were analyzed by combined ESR and U-series methods, and calculated with a US-ESR model.
dose rates were remeasured in detail in 2012, in order to refine the external dose rate determination.
On April 4, 2012, Yahoo announced a cut of 2,000 jobs or about 14 percent of its 14,100 workers.
The cut was expected to save around 5 million annually after the layoffs were completed at end of 2012.
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By 1998, Yahoo was the most popular starting point for web users It also made many high-profile acquisitions.
The ages of seven samples from south wall are not in accordance with the stratigraphic order: three teeth are much younger than the other four, probably attributed to the relative higher uranium concentration and U/Th ratio in the dental tissues and significant higher gamma dose rate.
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Three years later Yahoo had a market capitalization of .24 billion.