SMU is one of more than 100 institutions from around the world building hardware for a massive particle detector that could change our view of the universe.
A new technique uses photoswitch molecules to create three-dimensional images from pure light.
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.
The state of West Virginia has been home to coal-driven energy for nearly two centuries. Now SMU has discovered it's home to a vast source of geothermal energy.
Findings of a new study solve a key mystery about the chemistry of how plants tell time so they can flower and metabolize nutrients.
The National Bureau of Economic Research, the nation's leading nonprofit economic research organization, has appointed SMU Assistant Professor Elira Kuka a faculty research fellow.
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.
Noted SMU anthropologist Caroline Brettell joins actress Carol Burnett, musician John Legend, playwright Lynn Nottage, immunologist James Allison and other renowned leaders in various fields as a newly elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.