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Scientists from around the world attend tenth Human Evolution Workshop

Scientists from around the world are arriving at TBI's Turkwel research facility in northern Kenya for the tenth annual Stony Brook University Human Evolution Workshop, held August 2-6. The workshop, entitled “Geological History of the Turkana Basin,”  will cover topics such as the plate tectonic setting of the Turkana Basin, relation of the Turkana Depression [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:05:25+00:00 August 1st, 2011|Featured, General|Comments Off on Scientists from around the world attend tenth Human Evolution Workshop

Stony Brook scientist revisits traditional view of human origins

Professor John Shea presents evidence that early human behavior was no less complex than that of living humans. Stone points dating to at least 104,000 years ago from Omo Kibish, Ethiopia. These points, shaped by pressure-flaking and likely used as projectile points are more than 65,000 years older than the oldest similar artifacts from the [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:05:33+00:00 March 7th, 2011|Featured, General|Comments Off on Stony Brook scientist revisits traditional view of human origins

Turkwel Laboratory January 2011

I have a few recent images of the large laboratory that is under construction at Turkwel. The basement which will be used as storage area, is now complete and the large slab has mostly been laid. The wall on the ground floor will be the constructed next. I have a few recent images of the [...]

By | 2017-01-04T18:05:35+00:00 February 2nd, 2011|Featured, General|Comments Off on Turkwel Laboratory January 2011