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

Overnight trip to Koobi Fora

Overnight trip to Koobi Fora
Nearing the end of the Geology module, we all set out for an overnight trip to the famous Koobi Fora[...]

The Karari ridge, mapping, and stratigraphic sections

The Karari ridge, mapping, and stratigraphic sections
Part of learning about the geology of the Turkana basin is to visit and examine rock exposures relat[...]

 

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