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The building which PRI now calls home was originally used as an orphanage. It was built in 1932; PRI has been here since 1968.


It is PRI's mission to increase and disseminate knowledge about the history and evolution of the Earth and its life.

PRI In The News

Challenged by Creationists, Museums Answer Back
The New York Times, September 20, 2005

Academic Rift Is Healed, And Paleontology Gains
The New York Times, May 5, 2005

Historic Estrangement Ends with PRI-Cornell Affiliation Agreement
Cornell Chronicle, December 16, 2004

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