Small-scale gold mining has destroyed more than 170,000 acres of primary rainforest in the Peruvian Amazon in the past five years, according to a new analysis by scientists at Wake Forest University’s Center for Amazonian Scientific Innovation (CINCIA).
On Nov. 13, first-year students at Wake Forest University will unveil a localized version of a Smithsonian exhibit about infectious diseases, aiming to show how Triad-area residents can help mitigate viral epidemics such as the flu and Zika.
Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times bestselling author Krista Tippett will visit Wake Forest for a conversation with University President Nathan O. Hatch as part of the Voices of Our Time series.
In response to the shootings at the Tree of Life Synagogue, a student-led vigil will be held on campus Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. on Manchester Plaza.
When the male bearded manakin snaps its wings at lightning speed, it’s more than part of an elaborate, acrobatic mating ritual. The tiny muscle doing the heavy lifting is also the reason this exotic bird has evolved into four distinct species, according to new research published in the journal eLIFE by Wake Forest University biologist Matthew Fuxjager.
Wake Forest University English professor Susan Harlan’s new book, Decorating a Room of One’s Own, is the ideal book for readers who appreciate fine literature and a stylish end table.
The WFU Awards and Recognitions briefs celebrate milestones of faculty, staff and students at Wake Forest.
Wake Forest University communication professor Randall Rogan, an internationally recognized expert in international and domestic terrorism, is available to discuss how the delivery of pipe bombs to prominent Democrats, CNN and a liberal billionaire has put the country on edge ahead of midterm elections.
A century ago, public health officials and scientists struggled to find a way to contain a flu pandemic that eventually infected about one-third of the world’s population and killed an estimated 50 million people.
Fires in the African savannah – planned by national park staff to regenerate the preferred grasses of grazers such as wildebeests and zebras – are killing the few foods that endangered black rhinos love to eat.