SFI External Professor Michael Hochberg and co-authors argue for more and less-constrained support of basic ecological research.
Transmission of the Ebola virus occurs in social clusters and fewer cases go unreported than previously thought, according to an international research team that includes two SFI researchers.
David Krakauer, an evolutionary theorist and director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been selected as the Santa Fe Institute’s next president. He plans to join SFI on August 1, 2015.
Jessica Flack will rejoin the Santa Fe Institute's resident faculty on August 1, 2015 as a professor, SFI Vice President for Science Jennifer Dunne announced today.
Author and SFI Journalism Fellow Laurence Gonzales talks survival and explains why failure is inherent to the functioning of today's complex machines.
SFI Science Board member and External Professor Stephanie Forrest has been named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for 2015.
I am excited to announce the appointment of David Krakauer as the next president of the Santa Fe Institute, effective August 1, 2015.
Omidyar Fellow Sam Scarpino explains how mathematical epidemiologists can help slow the spread of the Ebola virus by mapping its patterns of transmission.
Some 70 New Mexico middle school students involved in Project GUTS after school programs are sharing and celebrating their newfound computer modeling skills today in Santa Fe.
In an SFI Community Lecture November 12 in Santa Fe, psychologist Ginger Rhodes and author Richard Rhodes explored the history of the socialization of violence and make an argument for early intervention. Watch their talk.
The popular Science On Screen series continues Wednesday evening, December 17, in Santa Fe with SFI Omidyar Fellow Eric Libby presenting Alien.
Four New Mexico teachers who work with SFI’s Irene Lee attended a special ceremony Monday evening at the White House in celebration of Computer Science Education Week.
In PLOS Biology, a paper co-authored by Omidyar Fellows Caitlin Stern and Jeremy Van Cleve explores the role of mathematical modeling in evolutionary biology.
In a new paper in PNAS, two SFI researchers demonstrate a better way to reliably cluster networks into communities using methods borrowed from statistical physics.
In a special issue of the Proceedings of the IEEE, three SFI faculty members examine the effects of changing technology on social networks.
SFI External Professor Tim Kohler and colleagues use tree-ring chronologies to understand the possible effects of ancient climate change on food production — and address a longstanding mystery of North American archaeology.
In PLOS Computational Biology, SFI Omidyar Fellow Evandro Ferrada argues that an underlying architecture shapes the enigmatic creation of proteins from amino acids.
SFI Professor Cristopher Moore was named a Fellow of the American Physical Society on November 22, 2014.
The Santa Fe Institute's Board of Trustees has welcomed two new members: Remi Barbier of Pain Therapeutics, Inc. and Andrew Feldstein of BlueMountain Capital Management.
We invite you to send in a candidate slogan for a new Alumni Community T-shirt. Entry deadline December 31, 2014.
The Santa Fe Institute is seeking undergraduates for its Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) summer internship program. Apply by February 7, 2015.
In Nature, SFI Omidyar Fellow Sam Scarpino is among 24 co-authors offering a rebuttal to recent assertions that epidemiological models used to estimate the trajectory of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa missed the mark.
SFI Omidyar Fellow Sam Scarpino describes how SFI scientists, working with public health officials, are using mathematical models to explore the interacting factors contributing to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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In a new paper for Physical Review E, SFI External Professor Liz Bradley and colleagues quantify predictability, with a strategy for determining which predictive method best suits a given system.