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Fossil elephant cranium reveals key adaptations that enabled its species to thrive

A remarkably well-preserved fossil elephant cranium from Kenya is helping scientists understand how its species became the dominant elephant in eastern Africa several million years ago, a time when a cooler, drier climate allowed grasslands to spread and when habitually bipedal human ancestors first appeared on the landscape. Dated to 4.5 million years ago and [...]

By |2021-11-10T11:44:47+03:00November 10th, 2021|Featured, Sticky|Comments Off on Fossil elephant cranium reveals key adaptations that enabled its species to thrive

Training in Hydroponic Farming in Ileret

As part of the Water Energy for Food Programme Funded Project in Ileret, we have been conducting training in Hydroponic Farming for local community members. In June this year, we conducted public participation meetings to let people know about the opportunity and to share more about the project in general. This was brightened by [...]

By |2021-11-10T11:26:05+03:00October 7th, 2021|Featured, Local Community Outreach, Projects|Comments Off on Training in Hydroponic Farming in Ileret

New Luminescence Laboratory at Stony Brook will Illuminate the Past

This summer, the Turkana Basin Institute in association with Stony Brook University’s Department of Geosciences inaugurated the new Luminescence Dating Research Laboratory. Currently the only one of its kind on the U.S. East Coast, the establishment of this new facility was led by Assistant Professor Marine Frouin, a specialist in geochronology and luminescence dating, who joined [...]

By |2021-09-09T02:30:24+03:00August 31st, 2021|Featured, General, Sticky|Comments Off on New Luminescence Laboratory at Stony Brook will Illuminate the Past
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