SMU law research: Dallas County gun-surrender program yields few results, needs improvement

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SMU law research: Dallas County gun-surrender program yields few results, needs improvement

Each year, potentially thousands of domestic abusers in Dallas County should surrender firearms. Only 60 guns have been surrendered in two years. Under Texas and Federal law, individuals convicted of domestic abuse are required to surrender any firearms they possess — but it rarely happens. A team of SMU law students who spent the past [...]

SMU Guildhall and cancer researchers level up to tap human intuition of video gamers in quest to beat cancer

Video gamers have the power to beat cancer, according to cancer researchers and video game developers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas.

SMU Research Day 2017 visitors query SMU students on the details of their research

The best in SMU undergraduate and graduate research work was on full display at Research Day in the Hughes Trigg Student Center.

Self-persuasion iPad app spurs low-income parents to protect teens against cancer-causing hpv

As health officials struggle to boost the number of teens vaccinated against the deadly human papillomavirus, a new study from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, found that self-persuasion works to bring parents on board.

New study connects running motion to ground force, provides patterns for any runner

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.

D Magazine Dallas Innovates: SMU Students Taking Wireless Vehicle Tech to the Streets

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.

NCI grant funds SMU research into cancer-causing viruses that hide from the immune system

cancer-causing virus, HTLV-1, HPV, human papilloma, human T-cell leukemia, SMU, HarrodGenes common to both the human T-cell leukemia virus and high-risk human papillomaviruses activate survival mechanisms in cancer cells. An SMU lab, with National Cancer Institute funding, is hunting ways to inhibit those genes to halt the development of cancer.

SMU biochemists, students probe membrane proteins that thwart cancer chemotherapies

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.

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