TBI is a research institution supporting scientific projects in the Turkana Basin, Kenya.
  • Fall Semester Origins Field School begins!
    Fall Semester Origins Field School begins!

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  • Meave Leakey awarded National Geographic’s Hubbard Medal
    Meave Leakey awarded National Geographic’s Hubbard Medal

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  • Evidence of a prehistoric massacre extends the history of warfare
    Evidence of a prehistoric massacre extends the history of warfare

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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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A rose in a desert

A rose in a desert
On Tuesday, the field school explored near the edge of Sibiloi National Park to learn more about ada[...]

Impact of grazers at Mpala and Ileret

Impact of grazers at Mpala and Ileret
While at Mpala, Dr. Martins took the students out into the field to learn about the different sp[...]

Ecology Week 2: Vectors

Ecology Week 2: Vectors
The field school spent a few days learning about vectors, parasites, and the effect they have on peo[...]

Trip to Ol Pejeta Conservancy!

Trip to Ol Pejeta Conservancy!
On Thursday, the students traveled to Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the world's largest black rhino san[...]

Ecology Week 1: Vegetation and Herbivory at Mpala

Ecology Week 1: Vegetation and Herbivory at Mpala
On Monday and Tuesday, we had the opportunity to learn from Mpala researcher Kimani Ndung'u who spec[...]

 

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