TBI is a research institution supporting scientific projects in the Turkana Basin, Kenya.
  • Oldest known stone tools found in Kenya
    Oldest known stone tools found in Kenya's Turkana Basin

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  • New Homo fossils
    Ancient Homo fossils found in Kenya

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    Spring semester 2015 Origins Field School

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    Human Evolution Workshop XII: 50 years of Homo habilis

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Community Bursary Program update

Community Bursary Program update
I am Peter Akol and I help to coordinate the Turkana Basin Institute bursary program. Each year, as [...]

SBU/TBI scientists featured in upcoming human origins documentary

SBU/TBI scientists featured in upcoming human origins documentary
This post was adapted from Stony Brook University's online newsletter. Read the full post here.  19[...]

Early tool-makers/geologists

Early tool-makers/geologists
In the fields of paleoanthropology and archaeology we are not just searching for bones of our early [...]

Human activity from the Recent Past

Human activity from the Recent Past
In the last 100,000 years, human behavior evolved to a lifestyle with trading, burying their decease[...]

Monkey see, monkey do...monkey is hungry!

Monkey see, monkey do...monkey is hungry!
In the study of archaeology, interpreting the behavior and lives of early humans and their ancestors[...]

 

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