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Cute Goats and (less cute) Ticks!

Cute Goats and (less cute) Ticks!

September 20th, 2014

The TBI Fall 2014 Field School students visited a livestock boma (enclosure) this past week to learn more about goats,...read more

Football at Nakweperit Primary School

Football at Nakweperit Primary School

September 17th, 2014

During the Field School, students have class Monday through Saturday, with Sundays off for rest and relaxation. Often, Dr. Martins...read more

Meave Leakey to be honored at human evolution symposium

Meave Leakey to be honored at human evolution symposium

September 17th, 2014

On 26-27 September 2014 at Toulouse, France, in the symposium The African Human Fossil Record. This public event, open to...read more