New study connects running motion to ground force, provides patterns for any runner. Concise scientific approach accurately predicts runner’s patterns of foot ground-force application — at all speeds and regardless of foot-strike mechanics.
Reporter Dave Moore with Dallas Innovates covered the research of Khaled Abdelghany in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the SMU Lyle School of Engineering. Abdelghany is an associate professor and chair of the department.
Corporal punishment viewed as more acceptable and effective when referred to as spanking, study finds
Corporal punishment viewed as more acceptable and effective when referred to as spanking, SMU study finds
Each semester, SMU biology professors Pia Vogel and John Wise welcome a handful of dedicated and curious students to their lab in the SMU Dedman Life Sciences building.
Science writer Larry Greenemeier cited the research of SMU biomechanics expert Peter Weyand for an article in Scientific American that examines the pros and cons of carbon-fiber blade prosthetics used by athlete amputees.
Following its annual winter break, the most powerful collider in the world has been switched back on. Geneva-based CERN's Large Hadron Collider has been fine-tuned using low-intensity beams and pilot proton collisions. Now the LHC and its experiments are ready to take an abundance of data. The goal is to improve understanding of fundamental physics, driving future innovation and inventions.
A giant star that exploded 30 million years ago in a galaxy near Earth had a radius prior to going supernova that was 200 times larger than our sun, say astrophysicists at SMU. The massive explosion, Supernova 2013j, was one of the closest to Earth in recent years. Analysis of the exploding star's light curve and color spectrum found its sudden blast hurled material from it at 10,000 kilometers a second.