Sifting through the shapeshifters: interview with Alice Laciny on parasite-induced morphologies in ants
KLI Alice Laciny's review is the first piece of scholarship to comprehensively synthesize what we know about parasites that affect ant morphology.
Why Feminist Philosophy of Science?
Sharon CRASNOW (Norco College) & Kristen INTEMANN (Montana State University), 11 March 2021, 5.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
How Molecular Forces and Rotating Planets Create Life
New book by Jan Spitzer reconceptualizes the origin of life on Earth.
New morphometric methods to break down organismal shape into adaptive and neutrally evolving components improve phylogenetic reconstruction
A group around KLI fellow Nicole Grunstra and Philipp Mitteroecker developed new methods to reconstruct phylogenetic relationships from morphology.
Neanderthal feces on fire illuminates gut microbiome features
KLI fellow Stephanie Schnorr writes about her latest paper in Communications Biology.
Telling stories to make a difference: Anna Sundermann on Nachhaltigkeit Erzählen
We interviewed KLI fellow Anna Sundermann on the launch of a new book that investigates storytelling for sustainability communication.
Pregnant females as historical individuals: an insight from the philosophy of evo-devo
Laura Nuño de la Rosa, Mihaela Pavlicev and Arantza Etxeberria propose a solution to the individuality of pregnancy.
Scientists’ responsibility for global futures
In a perspective piece for AAAS's Science and Diplomacy, scientific director Guido Caniglia and coauthors call for a new convention for science diplomacy.
Art-Science Performance: The Colony
Join us for a screening and discussion of the evo devo art science performance THE COLONY: 28 January 2021, 3.00 pm. To join the virtual event please register with Zoom.
KLI fellow in The Economist! On making money from sewage in Kolkata
KLI alum Amitangshu Acharya and coauthor Sudipto Sanyal write about Kolkata's "Black Gold."
New fellow at the KLI: Luis Alejandro Villanueva Hernández
Welcoming Alejandro back as a postdoc fellow!
Writing-up Project Feedback: STS Researchers as ‘Technology’: Leveraging Positionality to Understand Interdisciplinary Dynamics
Ashley Lewis talks presents a paper from her dissertation for feedback
The Modern State and the Glass Ceiling for a Sustainability Transformation – a Systems Perspective
Daniel HAUSKNOST (Vienna University of Economics and Business), 21 January 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Why the Future Needs More Transdisciplinary Research and Universities: Theories, Competences, and Cases from the Field
Gerald STEINER (Donau University Krems), 14 January 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Josef Popper-Lynkeus, Otto Neurath, and the Other Austrian Economics: ontology, epistemology, facts, and values
KLI fellow and historian of economics Marco P. Vianna Franco investigates how resource flows and value-based judgements served as inputs to socially-inclusive economic plans
A mini-symposium of fellows
Every few months, we enable new research collaborations with a specially-designed mini-symposium.
The philosophical impact of cybernetics on Waddington’s processual epigenetics
KLI fellow Flavia Fabris argues that it was mainly Waddington’s cybernetics – rather than organicism – to lead the foundation for his subsequent novel scientific approach.
Diversity lost: COVID-19 as a phenomenon of the total environment
When fellows in isolation joined forces to write together, we witnessed the birth of an unprecedented institution-wide collaboration
Biological Theory at 15!
With its December issue, Biological Theory, the KLI's highly regarded journal, marks its 15th full year of publishing.
Wolves might be able to recognize themselves through an “olfactory mirror”
KLI fellow Roberto Cazzolla Gatti and colleagues applied the sniff-test for self-recognition to captive grew wolves and found likely signs of self-recognition.