Obligate Endosymbiosis in Ants Reveals Developmental Steps to Major Evolutionary Transitions
KLI Colloquium: 16 January 2018, 3.00 pm
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.
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.
To all Friends of the KLI
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Tracing Back Homeostasis: A Conceptual Inquiry
KLI Colloquium: Eva Ferandez-Labandera Tejado (University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian & KLI)
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.
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!
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.
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.
The Governance of Innovation Processes
KLI Colloquium: Manfred D. Laubichler (Arizona State University)
Barbara Fischer (KLI) on Austrian National Television
ORF lady Barbara Stöckl interviewed Barbara Fischer (KLI) about the future of childbirth.
Lebewesen-Vielfalt entstand nicht durch beinharte Selektion
Interview of Stuart Newman with Jochen Stadler (Austrian Press Agency – APA)
New Writing-Up Fellow at the KLI
We welcome Roland Zimm from the University of Helsinki to the KLI.
New Senior Fellow at the KLI
We welcome Harold de Vladar to the KLI.
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.
Moral Realism, Evolution, and Folk Metaethics