DALLAS (SMU) – A robotic arm built by mechanical engineering professor Edmond Richer at SMU's Lyle School of Engineering is delivering a stronger future for young Braden Scott, helping re-create connections between his brain and muscles. Braden was 5 years old when he came down with acute flaccid myelitis, a rare condition that affects [...]
DALLAS (SMU) – Want to be more outgoing? Or less uptight? In an interview with Fox4ward's Dan Godwin, SMU psychology professor Nathan Hudson said that it is possible for people to change aspects of their personality. But it will require some work on your part. You can view the video here or on Hudson's website. [...]
Too often, women in developing countries die of cervical cancer because there aren’t enough surgeons trained to perform a lifesaving surgery. But a low-cost surgery simulation developed by a team of SMU, UNC School of Medicine and King’s College London researchers has the potential to change that. Using widely available technology and Oculus [...]
SMU’s faculty and students join forces as co-creators of knowledge that spans the arts, sciences, engineering, business and the humanities. Students become hands-on contributors to significant discoveries. In collaboration with industry, nonprofit organizations and other institutions, our researchers forge paths to results that can be applied ethically on a local, national and [...]
Mild problem-solving task improves brain function after a concussion, new study suggests.
People who deeply grasp the pain or happiness of others also process music differently in the brain
SMU physicist and her students join national laboratories, other universities in high-stakes hunt for elusive dark matter
SMU physicist Jodi Cooley is a member of the international scientific team that will use a powerful new tool to understand one of the biggest mysteries of modern physics.
WFAA-TV Channel 8's Verify covered the research of SMU geophysicists Zhong Lu and Jin-Woo Kim.
SMU Research Day 2018 featured posters and abstracts from 160 student entrants who have participated this academic year in faculty-led research, pursued student-led projects, or collaborated on team projects with graduate students and faculty scientists.