Working with a global team of researchers, SMU paleobotanist Bonnie Jacobs and colleagues have cracked the mystery of leaf size.
A global team of researchers, including SMU paleobotanist Bonnie F. Jacobs, have cracked the mystery of leaf size.
The University of Texas System has recognized SMU Research Assistant Professor Alisa J. Winkler for extraordinary classroom performance and innovation in undergraduate instruction.
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 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.
Vulcanologist James E. Quick, SMU’s associate vice president for research and dean of Graduate Studies is quoted for his expertise in the magazine National Geographic.
SMU paleontologist Timothy Scott Myers analyzed an ancient sea turtle whose ancestors may have survived an asteroid strike, the world's largest mass extinction event.
Answers to these questions can be supplied in part because there’s a fossil record, thanks to the efforts of Winkler, Slaughter, and Ellis W. Shuler, the person for whom the museum is named. Journalist Laray Polk wrote about the Shuler Museum of Paleontology at SMU in the Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences as [...]
Independent science journalist Sarah Puschmann covered the research of SMU Earth Sciences Professor Louis L. Jacobs in a post on her blog "Armored Dinosaur May Have Relied Most on Sense of Smell." A professor in Dedman College's Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences, Jacobs is co-author of a new analysis of the Cretaceous Period dinosaur Pawpawsaurus based on the first CT scans ever taken of the dinosaur’s skull.