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.
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.
An SFI working group re-frames "cyber security-as-usual."
Working Group explores the suspiciously simple computer science question: Does P = NP?
A new technique based in information theory promises to improve researchers' ability to interpret ice core samples and our understanding of the earth's climate history.