A new giant bird-like dinosaur discovered in China has been named for SMU paleontologist Louis L. Jacobs, Corythoraptor jacobsi, by the scientists who identified the new oviraptorid.
The New York Times covers the research of SMU locomotion expert Dr. Peter Weyand and his SMU Locomotor Performance Lab in "Bolt is the fastest sprinter ever in spite of — or because of? — an uneven stride that upends conventional wisdom."
A new technique uses photoswitch molecules to create three-dimensional images from pure light.
A scientist’s dream of 3-D projections like those he saw years ago in a Star Wars movie has led to new technology for making animated 3-D table-top objects by structuring light.
SMU study suggests the right and left legs of world champion sprinter Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, may perform differently, defying current scientific assumptions about running speed.
SMU chemist Alex Lippert has received a prestigious National Science Foundation Career Award, expected to total $611,000 over five years, to fund his research into alternative internal imaging techniques.
Adding the processor power of the network of "Minecraft" gamers could double the amount of computer power devoted to the SMU research project.
A big, boxy California truck is being adopted by Southern Methodist University and will be retooled for Texas to help teachers fuel the creative spark in students.
A team of SMU law students who spent the past year studying Dallas County’s gun-surrender efforts say the program can be improved and have presented recommendations.