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Silman: How Is Climate Change Affecting Tropical Forests?

by October 1, 2013
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Biology Professor, Miles Silman was featured by WUNC Public Radio science correspondent Justin Catanoso in his feature titled “How Is Climate Change Affecting Tropical Forests?” Silman is a pilot of sorts for the cause of preserving tropical forests. And he clings to such dark forms of hope in the face Read more »

Silman’s Work Featured in National Geographic

Miles Silman, Ran and Frank Bell Jr. Faculty Fellow

Rain Forest Plants Race to Outrun Global Warming Tropical plants are migrating due to climate change, but can they move fast enough? Justin Catanoso for National Geographic Published September 15, 2013 From a 13,000-foot peak of the Andes Mountains in southern Peru, gazing east over the dense rain forests of Read more »

Red Plus Red Equals Green?

by September 13, 2013
Students examining a DNA extraction

The Winston Salem Journal recognized Department of Biology outreach efforts directed by Gloria Muday and Carole Browne engaging WFU undergraduates to become teachers of science classes in the local schools.  WFU students Kathleen Quigley (PhD. candidate) and Ashlyn Whitlock (senior) were also interviewed. Click the link to read the article Read more »

Fahrbach: Developmental Neuroscience

by August 20, 2013
Reynolds Professor of Neuroscience, Susan E. Fahrbach

Susan Fahrbach recently authored a textbook entitled “Developmental Neuroscience: A Concise Introduction.” published by the Princeton University Press. August 2013. Click here to read more about the book: Developmental Neuroscience: A Concise Introduction. Link to Princeton University Press: click here to visit book website.

BioBook is a Novel E-Learning Tool

by May 9, 2013
Daniel Johnson, creator of Biobook

BioBook to bring new generation of e-learning Wake Forest and Forsyth Tech work to bring novel e-learning tool to Biology 101 By WILL FERGUSON Office of Communications and External Relations BioBook is an electronic learning tool that offers content in an unconventional way. Unlike the thick and convoluted textbook of Read more »