Category Archives: Dedman College Research

Asthma patients reduce symptoms, improve lung function with shallow breaths, more CO2

Medical Express Originally posted: Nov. 4, 2014 Asthma patients taught to habitually resist the urge to take deep breaths when experiencing symptoms were rewarded with fewer symptoms and healthier lung function, according to a new study from Southern Methodist University, … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Engel, History, different views on fall of Berlin Wall

LA Times U.S., Russia, Europe, China have different views on Berlin Wall’s fall BY JEFFREY A. ENGEL November 1, 2014, 7:00 a.m. The Berlin Wall continues to haunt the world. Only shards remain of the concrete and barbed wire that … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson, Political Science, candidate with most votes wins, but majority not required

Star Telegram Originally posted- November 3, 2014 No do-overs: Winners take all in Tuesday’s election. Whoever gets the most votes wins — a majority is not required. That’s what voters need to remember about Tuesday’s general election in Texas. “It’s … Continue reading

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SMU seismologists, Texas Railroad Commission says oil companies must check seismic data before drilling

Dallas Morning News Originally posted: Oct. 28, 2014 The Texas Railroad Commission ruled Tuesday that oil and gas companies must check local seismic data from the U.S. Geological Survey before opening a new waste disposal well. The new rule follows … Continue reading

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Alicia Meuret, Psychology, how to prevent fear from becoming overwhelming

Dallas Morning News Originally posted: Oct. 27, 2014 Fear on the brain: Why we’re afraid, and how to prevent fear from overwhelming us Everyone knows what it’s like to be afraid. A snake slithers unexpectedly across the path ahead, and … Continue reading

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KERA Think: Tiny Particles, Big Impact with Physicist Thomas Coan

KERA public radio 90.1 hosted physicist Thomas E. Coan on Krys Boyd‘s “Think” program Oct. 29. Coan and Boyd discussed neutrinos, one of the most elusive particles in the Standard Model’s “particle zoo.” Listen to the Podcast  

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SMU bolsters Jewish offerings, Texas Jewish Post

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November 4th – Human Rights Coffee House

Event date: November 4, 2014 Event time: 5:00 p.m. Event location: Hughes Trigg Student Center, The Varsity Event Contact: Michelle Anderson Event Description: Are your electronic products fueling the deadliest war in the world? Find out about the issue of … Continue reading

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Matthew Wilson, Political Science, lieutenant governor candidates on education

KERA Posted Oct. 20, 2014 …..As the Republican nominee in a red state, Patrick is the front-runner in this race. Southern Methodist University Political Science Professor Matthew Wilson believes if Patrick wins he would take his tea party values to … Continue reading

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William Steding, senior fellow at the Center for Presidential History, featured in D Magazine

D Magazine, November 2014 How Technology Is Helping Investors New tools are helping to put their money where their mouse is. There was a time when William Steding was like many investors, his eyes glued to CNBC as he made … Continue reading

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