September 17th, 2015 | Faculty, Media Advisory, Research
Mother Nature will be delivering a future gift of 2 percent more wind energy in the Midwest if regional climate models are correct, according to research from Wake Forest University. In a study recently published online by the journal Renewable Energy, Robert Erhardt, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics, and 2015 Wake Forest graduate Dana […]
September 15th, 2015 | Faculty, Media Advisory, Research
A $6 million federal grant, the largest ever awarded to Wake Forest University, will enable health and exercise science researchers to further study knee osteoarthritis and successful treatment measures in community-based settings. Health and exercise professor Steve Messier and colleagues have spent 26 of the last 34 years at Wake Forest studying the effects of […]
September 14th, 2015 | Faculty, Research, University Announcement
A $6 million federal grant, the largest ever awarded to Wake Forest University, will enable health and exercise science researchers to further study knee osteoarthritis and successful treatment measures in community-based settings.
August 31st, 2015 | Faculty, Research
While much national media attention focuses on the moral failures of people in the public spotlight, a team of researchers is searching for moral superstars. A $3.9 million grant will fund The Beacon Project, an initiative to find and define the morally exceptional.
August 19th, 2015 | Faculty, Research, Student
Wake Forest researchers study how archerfish, known as nature’s sharpshooters, spit water from their mouths to dislodge insects in the mangroves.
August 19th, 2015 | Faculty, Media Advisory, Research, Student
Move over, Katniss Everdeen. For archerfish, the odds are ever in their favor, according to new research from Wake Forest University. The sharp-shooting fishes’ ability to spit water to hit food targets have been well documented, but a new study published online in the journal Zoology showed for the first time that there is little […]
June 18th, 2015 | Faculty, Mentoring, Research, Student
Wake Forest’s emphasis on the liberal arts allows two science students to pursue research outside the comfort zone of their majors.
June 12th, 2015 | Mentoring, Research, Student
From precious metal-based pharmaceuticals to a queen bee’s mandibular pheromone, two Wake Forest students will be on the trail of new science discoveries as they are mentored in professors’ labs.
May 6th, 2015 | Faculty, Research, Teacher-Scholar
In an unusual first-year seminar, students learn that, just as there’s a physical science behind the healing of broken bones, the correction of blood sugar levels and the repairing of blocked arteries. There’s also a physical science to improving mental health.
May 5th, 2015 | Faculty, Media Advisory, Research
(Winston-Salem, N.C. – May 5, 2015) – Researchers from Wake Forest University and the University of Utah are the first to successfully fabricate halide organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite field-effect transistors and measure their electrical characteristics at room temperature. “We designed the structure of these field-effect transistors that allowed us to achieve electrostatic gating of these materials […]