SFI Professor Luis Bettencourt accepts roles as Pritzker Director the Mansueto Institute of Urban Innovation at the University of Chicago and Professor of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago.
An analysis of conflicts within a community of pigtail macaques shows how agitated monkeys can precipitate critical, large-scale brawls.
For her central contributions to food web analyses, SFI Professor and Vice President for Science Jennifer Dunne has been selected as a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America for 2017.
Professor Sidney Redner and colleagues reveal an optimal strategy for foragers, whether they're searching for berries in the woods or oil in the desert.
On September 30, 2016, SFI's Jeremy Sabloff was appointed the next Chair of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee.
Starting February 13, SFI's Complexity Explorer brings back a popular, and free, Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).
How large-scale factors like evolution and environments interact to produce cancer risk is the subject of a new study published in the February issue of Ecology Letters.
During a January 24 talk in Santa Fe, neurobiologist Christof Koch presented a theory about which brains can experience consciousness and which cannot. Watch his talk here.
Collective decision-making can be beneficial for social animal groups, but not if members share bad information.
A new paper published in the journal Animal Behavior calls for further study of the "audience effect" across animal species by using methods similar to those used in human communication research.