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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.

2018-05-18

Editing Genomes with CRISPR

The KLI supports the upcoming workshop "Editing Genomes with CRISPR" that aims to discuss the potential impact and challenges while exploring the scientific, ethical, and societal issues inherent in genome-editing research.

2018-05-02

A Brief Introduction to Cognostics

KLI Colloquium: Albrecht von Müller (Parmenides Center for the Study of Thinking, Pullach / Munich), 7 May, 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.”

2018-06-07

Are Infants Conscious?

KLI Colloquium: Claudia PASSOS-FERREIRA (Center for Bioethics, New York University), 19 June, 2018, 10.00 am.

2017-10-19

Barbara Fischer (KLI) on Austrian National Television

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

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.

2018-01-08

Barbara Fischer´s interview in the newspaper `Der Standard´

KLI Postdoctoral Fellow Barbara Fischer talks about her research on the evolution of the human pelvis and why giving birth is so painful in humans.

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.

2017-09-06

Cognitive Cultural Dynamics

What is culture and how does it evolve? Harold de Vladar (Parmenides Foundation) approaches this timely topic in an interdisciplinary manner and will discuss his insights at the upcoming KLI Colloquium.

2018-06-05

Darwin’s Invisible Ink: How Ancestral Developmental Potential Facilitates Convergence and the Evolution of Novelty

KLI Colloquium: Rajendhran RAJAKUMAR (Harvard Medical School), 12 June, 2018, 3.00 pm.

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.

2018-08-31

EASPLS 2018 Abstract Booklet

The European Advanced Seminar in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences will take place at the KLI from 10 to 14 September. The program and abstract booklet is now available!

2018-06-11

Evolve Your Thinking

The KLI presents Greg Boyle´s film "Evolve Your Thinking" featuring the KLI´s activities and visions.

2018-03-07

Exploring the Microbial Gene Landscape for Evidence of Lipid Nutritional Pathways to Support Brain Growth

KLI Colloquium: Stephanie Schnorr, on 15 March, 3.00 pm.

2018-09-17

Finding Empathy: How neuroscientific measures, evidence, and conceptualizations interact

KLI Colloquium: Riana BETZLER (KLI), 25 September, 2018, 3.00 pm

2018-06-07

Franz Manfred Wuketits †

We are sad to announce that Professor Franz Manfred Wuketits, a former member of the Board of Directors and the first Scientific Director of the KLI (1990/91) passed away on June 6th. We will remember him as one of the founding fathers of the KLI and a highly esteemed colleague and friend.

2017-10-06

Grüsse aus Galápagos

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

2018-02-22

Human Brain and Behavioral Development: A Dynamical System’s View of Human Development from Morphogenesis of the Brain in Embryo to Emergence of Behaviors in Infants

Prof. Gentaro Taga (University of Tokyo & KLI) will be giving a KLI Colloquium on 1 March, 3.00 pm.