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.
DNA testing alone of ancient human remains can’t resolve questions about past societies.
A Folsom spear point was discovered between the ribs of an extinct species of bison — but was it really proof that humans had killed the animal?
Australian Geographic has covered the research of SMU paleobotanist Bonnie F. Jacobs, a professor in SMU's Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences.
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.
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.