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Paleoanthropologist Leakey Says Evolution Debate Nearing The End
2012-05-27 04:45:46

The debate over evolution will be a thing of the past within the next three decades, the son of archaeologists Louis Leakey and Mary Leakey has proclaimed.

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2008-10-09 15:55:00

Renowned scientist Richard Leakey warned Wednesday that the global financial crisis could devastate future scientific research, which is typically funded by foundations, wealthy philanthropists and companies that will likely be negatively affected by the credit squeeze and lower interest rates.

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2008-03-18 13:05:00

Richard Leakey, former head of the Kenyan Wildlife Service, has announced his support of the culling of elephants in South Africa.

2007-12-10 06:00:00

Text of report by Claire Wanja/mongabay entitled "World's largest spitting cobra discovered in Kenya" published by Kenya Broadcasting Corporation text website on 10 December The world's largest spitting cobra has been discovered in Kenya, according to a conservation group, WildlifeDirect.

2007-08-12 12:19:32

By Khaled Kazziha Associated Press NAIROBI, Keny

2007-08-09 03:10:00

By Steve Bloomfield Two fossils discovered in northern Kenya directly challenge the established view that there was a linear progression from apes to humans. Scientists have long believed that humans today, Homo sapiens, descended from Homo erectus, which in turn evolved from Homo habilis.

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2007-02-07 00:00:00

Deep in the dusty, unlit corridors of Kenya's national museum, locked away in a plain-looking cabinet, is one of mankind's oldest relics: Turkana Boy, as he is known, the most complete skeleton of a prehistoric human ever found.

2005-09-05 12:02:36

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Poaching, logging and disease will soon wipe out the last of the world's great apes unless new strategies are devised to save humankind's closest relatives, conservationists said on Monday.


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