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2018-02-12

Landscapes of Collectivity in the Life Sciences

New book of The Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology by Snait Gissis, Ehud Lamm, and Ayelet Shavit. Broad perspective on collectivity in the life sciences, from microorganisms to human consensus, and the theoretical and empirical opportunities and challenges.

2018-02-12

Rethinking Human Evolution

New book of The Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology by Jeffrey H. Schwartz. Contributors from a range of disciplines consider the disconnect between human evolutionary studies and the rest of evolutionary biology.

2018-02-02

On the Origins of Complexity, Stability and Variation: A General Model of Development

KLI Colloquium: Roland ZIMM, 15 February, 3.00 pm

2018-01-22

Wasp Societies as Microcosms for the Study of Development and Evolution. Historical Narratives and Epistemological Reflections

Guido Caniglia (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg) gives a KLI Colloquium on January 31st, 3.00 pm.

2018-01-18

Pre-symptomatic Genetic Counselling in Austrian Clinical Practice

KLI Colloquium on Thursday 25 January 2018, 3.00 pm at the KLI. Speaker: Bernhard Hadolt (University of Vienna)


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.

2018-01-08

Stefanie Widder´s paper published in Current Opinion in Systems Biology

"Using metabolic networks to resolve ecological properties of microbiomes" co-authored by KLI Senior Fellow Stefanie Widder´s has just been published in Current Opinion in Systems Biology.

2017-12-20

Season´s Greetings

To all Friends of the KLI

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.