Edited by Daniel S. Brooks, James DiFrisco, and William C. Wimsatt, the new book examines a core structural principle in the biological sciences- the nature and significance of levels of organization.
Gerd B. Müller and Ehab Abouheif's new entry on evo-devo offers an introduction to characteristic themes and highlights selected papers that address crucial conceptual aspects.
Spring 2021 was an exciting time for pelvis research with four new papers on the evolution of the human pelvis and birth canal.
Marina DiMarco's winning paper - (re)Producing mtEve - was presented at ISHPSSB 2019
Bernhard Strauss, co-editor of Rethinking Cancer: a New Paradigm for the Postgenomics Era, talks about theory change, the KLI Altenberg workshop, highlights of the book chapters, and exciting new steps.
Brian FATH (Towson University, Maryland & IIASA, Laxenburg), 1 July 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
KLI alumnus Wim Hordijk unveils his nature photography in VienNature: a Vienna Nature Exhibition
Why is birthing so difficult in humans and why is giving birth such a risky business? An interview with KLI fellow Nicole Grunstra on why it is still important to talk about the obstetrical dilemma.
KLI fellows Stephanie Schnorr and Nicole Grunstra initiated a KLI Lab to think about mentorship in academia. They brought an embodied and an evolutionary perspective to the table.
KLI fellow Roberto Cazzolla Gatti reviews what we know about carcinogens in the air, water, and soil.
KLI fellow Jacob Weger and colleagues examine the ontological assumptions underlying modern environmental governance and look to other cultures for alternative ways to create a more just and sustainable world.
Mihaela PAVLICEV (University of Vienna), Laura NUÑO DE LA ROSA (Complutense University of Madrid), & Arantza ETXEBERRÍA AGIRIANO (University of the Basque Country), 24 June 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Multiple Approaches to Understanding Human Pelvic Evolution – A Reappraisal of the Obstetrical Dilemma
Nicole GRUNSTRA (KLI), 17 June 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Compiled each year by Isabella Sarto-Jackson, the KLI Annual Report is here.
Naomi ORESKES (Harvard University), 10 June 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Biological Theory’s June issue (16:2) is now available online.
Katrin VOHLAND (Natural History Museum, Vienna), 27 May 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Building a Healthy (Microbial) Community: Establishment of the Gut Microbiota in Infants and its Role in Immune and Brain Development
David BERRY (University of Vienna), 20 May 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Take part in experimental Zoom sessions to co-develop new ways of understanding climate change. Bring along a needle, thread, and curiosity. Registration now open.
New paper in HPLS calls for change and action in the world of science and research from the privileged position of white academics working in wealthy western scientific institutions