Our work in the media
By Scott Seckel
Four-day conference bridging science and the arts explores zombification to engage in potentially frightening aspects of the future.
By Brett Milano
The Harvard Gazette
Cancer, with us since the dawn of cellular life, is a companion we may never be rid of, says Arizona State University evolutionary biologist Athena Aktipis. But a fresh look at the disease could bring new strategies for managing it, she told a Harvard audience on Wednesday.
By Bob Holmes
“In every society we’re studying, we have found need-based transfers,” says Human Generosity Project co-director Athena Aktipis. Learn more about the Maasai tradition of osotua and the generosity of amongst herders in asking for help.
By Leah Shaffer
Human Generosity Project co-director Lee Cronk and Human Generosity Project member Dennis Sonkoi were interviewed for an article about friendship.
The Biodesign Institute
According to Athena Aktipis, our lab director, and researcher at ASU's Biodesign Institute, microbes within the body—collectively known as the microbiota—also engage in cooperative and combative behavior with human cells in their environment.
By Selena Larson