How does an engineer make a difference in the real world? By stepping out of the office and talking to the people affected by engineering challenges and their proposed solutions. The post Can Wake Forest engineering students build a better city? appeared first on Wake Forest News.
Outside of the comic book world, people aren’t superheroes or arch villains. So just how good are we as people? It turns out most of us are a messy blend of good and bad. The post Are we as good as we think? WFU professor says ‘no” in new book appeared first on Wake Forest […]
Weight training or cardio? For older adults trying to slim down, pumping iron might be the way to go. A new study by researchers at Wake Forest University suggests combining weight training with a low-calorie diet preserves much needed lean muscle mass that can be lost through aerobic workouts. The post Lose fat, preserve muscle: […]
Thanks to a $900,000 award from the National Science Foundation, Wake Forest University researchers are examining how plant hormone ethylene affects growth and development of the roots of Arabidopsis thaliana, which is a genetic model used to provide insight into other plants. The post $900K NSF grant helps WFU researchers look for the big picture […]
A new method for capturing radioactive waste from nuclear power plants is cheaper and more effective than current methods, a potential boon for the energy industry, according to new research published in the journal Nature Communications. The post New ‘molecular trap’ cleans more radioactive waste from nuclear fuel rods appeared first on Wake Forest News.
The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $680,000 grant to Wake Forest University Associate Professor of Chemistry Patricia Dos Santos. In addition to funding research that helps scientists better understand life on earth, the grant also enables her to mentor students from other Triad-area colleges. The post NSF grant supports biochemistry research and mentoring outreach […]