Long ago, sort of, scenes from Star Wars triggered a child's imagination, so that today it's informed one of his research goals as a chemist.
Election as a National Academy of Inventors fellow is the highest professional honor given to academic inventors.
For 300 million years faults showed no activity, and then wastewater injections from oil and gas wells came along. Study authors took a different approach in the new work — they hunted for deformed faults below Texas.
The Chronicle of Higher Education covered the research of SMU education policy expert Dominique Baker, an assistant professor in the Department of Education Policy and Leadership of Simmons School of Education and Human Development.
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 founder of modern sports performance training, Vern Gambetta, interviewed SMU locomotion researcher Peter Weyand about human speed and performance.
The CW33 TV interviewed SMU physics professor Jodi Cooley about the capers afoot in celebration of International Dark Matter Day.
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.