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Supporting Scientific Research & Exploration in the Lake Turkana Basin of Northern Kenya
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Our Human Origins Complex Story

March 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Our Human Origins Complex Story

Dr. Kimbel giving a lecture on Homo floresiensis. Photo: Esther Kadaga We are into the last week of the Human Origins module.  As [...]

Tracing our Ancestry

March 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Tracing our Ancestry

This Week, the students have been introduced to the story of being and becoming human. The scientific story of human evolution. Humans have always been [...]

Studying Vertebrate Paleontology in Turkana

March 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Studying Vertebrate Paleontology in Turkana

The students are now well into the Vertebrate Paleontology course with Dr. Bill Sanders from the University of Michigan. Professor Sanders has been teaching the [...]

Visit to Ileret Town

February 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Visit to Ileret Town

A Dasenach village. Photo: Rosie Bryson The students visited a village in Ileret and got to know more about the culture of the [...]

Performing Geologic Autopsies and More

February 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Performing Geologic Autopsies and More

  In the last week, we have been delving deeper into the geology of the Turkana Basin. This included seeking to understand how stratigraphic units [...]

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