Wake Forest University is a private academic institution established in 1834 near Raleigh, North Carolina. Wake Forest University has nearly 7,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Wake Forest University is noted as one of the most connected (WiFi) universities in the nation. WFU has four professional schools; Medicine, Law, Divinity and the Babcock Graduate School of Management. WFU has a high academic standard for admissions and welcomes international students.
First field-effect transistors on hybrid perovskites fabricated for first time
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 ...
Testosterone key to new bird bang theory
New research from a Wake Forest University biologist who studies animal behavior suggests that evolution is hard at work when it comes to the acrobatic courtship dances of a tropical bird species.
Study confirms controversial nitrite hypothesis
Understanding how nitrite can improve conditions such as hypertension, heart attack and stroke has been the object of worldwide research studies. New research from Wake Forest University has potentially moved the science ...
Sonar-assisted human navigation
When a biologist who studies bats and a computer scientist cross paths, amazingly cool things can happen.
Hungry bats compete for prey by jamming sonar
In their nightly forays, bats hunting for insects compete with as many as one million hungry roost-mates. A study published today in Science shows that Mexican free-tailed bats jam the sonar of competitors to gain advantage ...
Goodbye, fluorescent light bulbs: New lighting technology won't flicker, shatter or burn out
Say goodbye to that annoying buzz created by overhead fluorescent light bulbs in your office. Scientists at Wake Forest University have developed a flicker-free, shatterproof alternative for large-scale lighting.
New technology could help make deforested land fertile once again
A new technology being developed by Wake Forest researchers could help reverse the devastating effects of deforestation and mining on the world's largest rainforest.
Painting robot lends surgeons a hand
(Phys.org) —Would you let an artist perform life-saving surgery on you? You might someday, if the artist is a painting robot.
High performance semiconductor spray paint could be a game changer for organic electronics
Researchers at Wake Forest University's Organic Electronics group have come up with a novel solution to one of the biggest technological barriers facing the organic semiconductor industry today. Oana Jurchescu, an assistant ...
Novel compound could make finding diseases quicker and easier
(Phys.org) —A new compound created by Wake Forest chemists could help scientists probe the secrets behind deadly forms of cancer, Alzheimer's and heart disease.