SMU robotic arm is helping Beaumont boy make a remarkable recovery after polio-like condition


SMU robotic arm is helping Beaumont boy make a remarkable recovery after polio-like condition

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 [...]

2020-05-01T11:19:26-05:00 January 24, 2020|Categories: SMU In The News, Videos|

Is it possible to change your personality? Yes, if you’re willing to do the work involved

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. [...]

2020-02-18T11:44:53-06:00 November 5, 2019|Categories: Mind & Brain, Researcher news, SMU In The News, Subfeature, Videos|

Virtual reality brings cervical cancer surgery training to physicians

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 [...]

2020-02-18T11:45:01-06:00 April 9, 2019|Categories: Health & Medicine, Researcher news, Subfeature, Videos|

SMU Research with Impact

  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 [...]

2020-02-18T11:45:02-06:00 March 11, 2019|Categories: Learning & Education, Researcher news, Student researchers, Subfeature, Technology, Videos|

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.

SMU students share their research at SMU Research Day 2018

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.

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