An international team of researchers, including SMU anthropologist David Meltzer, discovered a new group of ancient Siberians. The research was published June 5, 2019 as a story in Nature Two children’s milk teeth buried deep in a remote archaeological site in north eastern Siberia have revealed a previously unknown group of people lived there during [...]
Discovery suggests a nesting site for dinosaurs in early Cretaceous Convolosaurus photo courtesy of the Perot Museum of Nature & Science. DALLAS (SMU) – There’s a new Texas dinosaur on the books. SMU postdoctoral fellow Kate Andrzejewski, with University paleontologists Dale Winkler and Louis Jacobs, have identified Convolosaurus marri from fossils collected at [...]
Sea Monsters Unearthed: Life in Angola’s Ancient Seas opens Nov. 9 at National Museum of Natural History DALLAS (SMU October 15, 2018) – Once the exhibit opens, “Sea Monsters Unearthed: Life in Angola’s Ancient Seas” will allow visitors to visually dive into the cool waters off the coast of West Africa as they existed millions [...]
Never-Before-Seen Fossils From Angola Bring a Strange Yet Familiar Ocean Into View The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History will open a new exhibition Nov. 9, 2018 revealing how millions of years ago, large-scale natural forces created the conditions for real-life sea monsters to thrive in the South Atlantic Ocean basin shortly after it formed. [...]
The Dallas Morning News: Earthquakes at DFW Airport continued for years after oil and gas wastewater well was shut
DMN: Earthquakes at DFW Airport continued for years after oil and gas wastewater well was shut
SMU study finds earthquakes continue for years after gas field wastewater injection stops
The Washington Post covered the landmark earthquake research of a team of SMU geophysicists led by SMU Associate Professor Beatrice Magnani in the SMU Department of Earth Sciences.
The modern link between high carbon levels and climate change didn’t appear to hold true for a time interval about 25 million years ago; but now a new study using a different methodology has found the link does indeed exist.
Human hunter-gatherer groups developed sophisticated social and mating networks to minimize inbreeding as early as 34,000 years ago, a new study finds.