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2017-12-12

The Impossible Worlds Problem for Fictionalist Accounts of Evolutionary Models

Brian McLoone (Higher School of Economics, Moscow) will give a talk at the KLI on Monday 18 December 2017, 3.00 pm.

2017-11-29

Barbara Fischer´s Answer to the Question ´Will we become immortal?´

Postdoctoral Fellow B. Fischer´s popular science article discussing the question of human immortality. The full article can be found in the book "Werden wir auf dem Mars leben? 33 Fragen an die Zukunft" published by the Government of Lower Austria.

2017-11-23

The Species Problem – Practical Ramifications of a Theoretical Conundrum

Frank Zachos (Natural History Museum, Vienna) will give a talk in the KLI Colloquium series on 28 November, 3.00 pm.

2017-11-17

A Revised Theory of Cancer

The workshop re-assessed the scientific concepts that underpin current mainstream cancer research and started a process of integrating novel insights into a new framework of “a revised theory of cancer.”

2017-11-16

Tracing Back Homeostasis: A Conceptual Inquiry

KLI Colloquium: Eva Ferandez-Labandera Tejado (University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian & KLI)

2017-11-15

Barbara Fischer´s Research Project Featured in DerStandard

KLI postdoctoral fellow Barbara Fischer explains why child birth is so difficult in humans and discusses evolutionary constraints responsible for it.

2017-11-07

New volume in the Vienna Series: Vivarium

Vivarium: Experimental, Quantitative, and Theoretical Biology at Vienna's Biologische Versuchsanstalt. A new volume in the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology edited by Gerd Müller was published in October 2017!

2017-11-06

Dental Calculus as a Window into Ancient Diets and the Ecology of Paleolithic People

Robert C. Power (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig) is giving a talk on the role of diet of Neanderthals in their adaptation to Eurasia.

2017-10-25

Die Moral hinter der Gen-Schere

So einfach wie mit CRISPR/Cas9 konnte man noch nie genetische Veränderungen durchführen. Wissenschafter fordern eine demokratische Entscheidung darüber, wann die Technologie angewandt werden darf.

2017-10-20

The Governance of Innovation Processes

KLI Colloquium: Manfred D. Laubichler (Arizona State University)

2017-10-19

Barbara Fischer (KLI) on Austrian National Television

ORF lady Barbara Stöckl interviewed Barbara Fischer (KLI) about the future of childbirth.

2017-10-18

Lebewesen-Vielfalt entstand nicht durch beinharte Selektion

Interview of Stuart Newman with Jochen Stadler (Austrian Press Agency – APA)

2017-10-15

New Writing-Up Fellow at the KLI

We welcome Roland Zimm from the University of Helsinki to the KLI.

2017-10-15

New Senior Fellow at the KLI

We welcome Harold de Vladar to the KLI.

2017-10-12

Science Award for Barbara Fischer

Postdoctoral fellow Barbara Fischer received the 2017 Science Award of the Government of Lower Austria for her work on the evolution of the human pelvis. Barbara is an evolutionary biologist who studies the obstetric dilemma and why childbirth is so hard in humans.


2017-10-06

Grüsse aus Galápagos

Vernissage: Spuren der Evolutions- und Kognitionsforschung im Werk Anton Herzls

2017-09-29

Life Enabled: A General Principle of Biological Identity

KLI Colloquium by Lynn Chiu (University of Bordeaux).

2017-09-24

A Revised Theory of Cancer

World-leading experts from the areas of cancer cell biology, clinical oncology, genomics and complex network data science will discuss new theoretical foundations for cancer research at this Public Event preceding the 35th Altenberg Workshop.

2017-09-08

New Postdoctoral Fellow

We welcome Richard Gawne from the Duke University to the KLI.