Human hunter-gatherer groups developed sophisticated social and mating networks to minimize inbreeding as early as 34,000 years ago, a new study finds.
DNA testing alone of ancient human remains can’t resolve questions about past societies.
A $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to researchers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, targets the ongoing struggle of U.S. elementary and high school students with math.
A Folsom spear point was discovered between the ribs of an extinct species of bison — but was it really proof that humans had killed the animal?
In this week’s Q&A, The Texas Tribune interviews Paige Ware, who chairs the Department of Teaching and Learning at the Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University.
The University of Texas System has recognized SMU Research Assistant Professor Alisa J. Winkler for extraordinary classroom performance and innovation in undergraduate instruction.
As the number of sufferers continues to rise, SMU anthropologist Carolyn Smith-Morris focuses on how culture and lifestyle shape diabetes in Arizona's Pima culture.
Thousands of students, faculty and townspeople showed up on campus Monday, Aug. 22 to view the Great American Solar Eclipse at a viewing hosted by Dedman College and the SMU Physics Department.
In this week’s Q&A, The Texas Tribune interviews Diego Román, assistant professor of teaching and learning at Southern Methodist University.