Wake Forest University biologist Michael Anderson, who studies the ecology and conservation of African grassland and savannas ecosystems, will be bringing his work to life via Skype for fifth graders at Meadowlark Elementary School on May 12 and 13.
Field research of free-flying bats conducted in their natural habitats by a WFU biology graduate student shows tiger moths produce ultrasonic signals to warn bats that they don’t taste good. This behavior – called acoustic aposematism – was previously proven in biology professor Bill Conner's lab.
Most frogs use acoustic signals - or croaks - to communicate during mating season, but some species have also developed a wave, called a foot flag, as a signal to deter the competition. New Wake Forest research looks at the role testosterone plays in the evolutionary process of these signals.
CINCIA came to fruition through Wake Forest’s Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES), which embodies a multitude of disciplines working together to effect positive change and sustainability.
The Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting has selected Sarah Fahmy and Amanda Ulrich as Wake Forest’s 2016 Pulitzer Fellows. They are the University’s fifth and sixth fellowship recipients. Fahmy, a rising senior majoring in politics and international affairs with minors in film studies and anthropology, will be traveling to Honolulu, Hawaii to report on the environmental issues […]