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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

Visit to the Kerio Delta

Visit to the Kerio Delta

September 15th, 2014

The TBI Field School students visited the Kerio Delta a few days ago to get a first glimpse of the...read more

Our First Lab Exercise!

Our First Lab Exercise!

September 13th, 2014

Hello from TBI-Turkwel! Monday marked the start of classes in the first module of the Fall 2014 TBI Field School,...read more

Exploring the African Savannah!

Exploring the African Savannah!

September 11th, 2014

The Turkana Basin Institute's Origins Field School started off this week with the students exploring the African Savannah and meeting...read more

Fall 2014 Origins Field School Begins!

Fall 2014 Origins Field School Begins!

September 6th, 2014

The Turkana Basin Institute's Fall 2014 Origins Field School has begun. Students arrived in Kenya on the 4th and travelled...read more

Turkana-lympics: Rhythmic Dancing (and Singing) and the Closing Ceremony

Turkana-lympics: Rhythmic Dancing (and Singing) and the Closing Ceremony

April 19th, 2014

The last event, and almost certainly the one everyone was looking forward to was the Rhythmic Dancing and Singing. This...read more

In search of a Miocene Ape, screening, and excavating a 2.5 million year old elephant

In search of a Miocene Ape, screening, and excavating a 2.5 million year old elephant

March 31st, 2014

During the Human Evolution module the students also got the chance to go on a number of field trips. The...read more

Fun in the Lab – Teeth as Food Processing Tools

Fun in the Lab - Teeth as Food Processing Tools

March 29th, 2014

Last week marked the beginning of the last module of the Spring 2014 Field School - Human Evolution, taught by...read more

Stone knapping and goat butchery – How to succeed as an Oldowan hominin

Stone knapping and goat butchery - How to succeed as an Oldowan hominin

March 20th, 2014

On Thursday, after having collected all the raw materials during the Nariokotome trip, it was time for our young hominins...read more