Video: How domesticated humans evolved

During a recent SFI Community Lecture in Santa Fe, Annalee Newitz compared today's urbanization phenomenon to that of the Neolithic period, when humans first became "domesticated." Watch her talk here.

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Getting our arms around obesity

A working group this week at SFI takes on the complex social problem of obesity, as collaborators test and refine an agent-based model for a pilot intervention.

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Innovation as search on a landscape of possibilities

Innovation might be understood as a search in a space of combinatorial possibilities. This week at SFI, a group of experts is seeking the origins of novelty, continuing to build a knowledge base that might lead to a theory of innovation.

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