TBI is a research institution supporting scientific projects in the Turkana Basin, Kenya.
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    Evidence of a prehistoric massacre extends the history of warfare

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    Spring Semester Origins Field School begins!

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  • New website enables online fossil hunting
    New website enables online fossil hunting

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  • 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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    Richard Leakey biopic announced; Angelina Jolie to direct

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Congratulations to the Spring 2016 TBI Field School Graduates

Congratulations to the Spring 2016 TBI Field School Graduates
Finally we bring the Spring 2016 TBI Field School to a close. The students have learned and accompli[...]

A site tour around Nariokotome, the archaeology of the Holocene, and a bit of digging in the dirt

A site tour around Nariokotome, the archaeology of the Holocene, and a bit of digging in the dirt
The Early Pleistocene archaeological sites on the west side of Late Turkana are some of the richest [...]

Making, using, and understanding stone tools

Making, using, and understanding stone tools
We switched our focus in the Archaeology module back to the Stone Age, starting with some hands-on l[...]

A visit from Richard and Meave Leakey and Kenyan cultural heritage

A visit from Richard and Meave Leakey and Kenyan cultural heritage
Profs. Richard and Meave Leakey stopped by TBI Turkwel for a visit with the field school students in[...]

Human evolution: from elusive origins to human diversity in the present

Human evolution: from elusive origins to human diversity in the present
We made it across to the west side of Lake Turkana on March 6th. Having learned about the ecology, p[...]

 

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