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2024-02-09

New Paper: Association of personality traits and socio-environmental factors with COVID-19 pandemic-related conspiratorial thinking in the D-A-CH region

What has Conspiracy Theories got to do with individual personality traits and socio-environmental factors?? Quite a lot actually, according to a new multi-author paper including Guido Caniglia, published in SN Social Sciences. (Click on title to read more…)

2023-11-20

New paper: A new concept for social-ecological niche construction and its sustainability

A new article co-authored by Guido Caniglia combines niche construction theory with social-ecological systems science to better understand the relationships between sociocultural and environmental co-evolutionary processes that have led to the current planetary crisis.

2022-02-15

New paper on imperialist appropriation in the world economy

Co-authored by KLI fellow Christian Dorninger, their new paper shows that rich countries rely on a large net appropriation of resources from the global South.

2021-09-01

New Oxford Bibliography entry on Evolutionary Developmental Biology

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.

2021-03-01

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.

2019-01-31

New KLI Fellow Gregory RUPIK

We welcome our new writing-up fellow Gregory RUPIK (University of Toronto) who will work on the project "Organismal Agency in Romantic Biology and Today."

2019-02-14

New KLI Fellow Alice LACINY

We welcome our new postdoctoral fellow Alice LACINY who will work on the project "Eco-Evo-Devo in Action: Parasite-Induced Morphologies in Ants."

2019-03-07

New junior visiting fellow Lorenzo DEL SAVIO (University of Munich)

We welcome Lorenzo DEL SAVIO (University of Munich) to the KLI who will work on his project "Are Humans Self-domesticated Animals?"

2018-02-13

New Issue of Biological Theory (including Thematic Section on `Function and Malfunction´)

Biological Theory Issue 13:1 is online now. Enjoy the introduction to the thematic section / guest editorial ...

2023-11-01

New interdisciplinary project: Climate adaption strategies across the EU horizon

Several KLI fellows have come together in summer 2023 to work on an interdisciplinary project on climate adaption strategies funded by the Social Science & Humanities for Climate, Energy and Transport Research Excellence (SSH Centre).

2019-09-01

New Ideas on the Emergence and Evolution of Life

KLI Colloquium: Roberto Cazzolla Gatti (Tomsk State University), 3 September, 5.00 pm

2021-01-18

New fellow at the KLI: Luis Alejandro Villanueva Hernández

Welcoming Alejandro back as a postdoc fellow!

2020-11-01

New fellow at the KLI

Welcoming Orsolya Bajer-Molnár to the KLI

2020-10-15

New fellow at the KLI

Welcoming Writing-up fellow Anna Sundermann

2022-02-05

New book: The Convergent Evolution of Agriculture in Humans and Insects

A new addition to the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology at The MIT Press

2023-09-21

New Book: Properties of Life: Toward a Theory of Organismic Biology

The new addition to the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology from the MIT Press is a coherent and comprehensive theory of life that synthesizes the specific properties of living organisms.

2023-07-18

New book: Evolvability: A Unifying Concept in Evolutionary Biology?

The latest addition to the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology from the MIT Press.

2023-08-24

New book: Evolution „On Purpose”: Teleonomy in Living Systems

The new addition to the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology from the MIT Press is a unique exploration of teleonomy- "evolved purposiveness"- as a major influence in evolution.

2019-10-09

New book of the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology

'Convergent Evolution on Earth. Lessons for the Search for Extraterrestrial Life' by George R McGhee Jr. An analysis of patterns of convergent evolution on Earth that suggests where we might look for similar convergent forms on other planets.

2019-10-09

New book of the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology

'Evolutionary Causation' edited by Tobias Uller & Kevin N. Laland. A comprehensive treatment of the concept of causation in evolutionary biology that makes clear its central role in both historical and contemporary debates.