Science and Technology Writer
A through and through geek, Allison writes university research stories. She studied geoscience as an undergrad at Northland College before getting a master's in environmental science and natural resource journalism at the University of Montana. She moonlights as a dance instructor, radio fiend, and occasional rock licker.
Most Recent Stories
Cheap, plastic toys—no manufacturer necessary. The 2020 toy and game market is projected to be $135 billion, and 3-D printing brings those profits . . . Read More
It was just a little bit, the primatologist said. But a little bit of cannibalism goes a long way in shaping headlines (and humans' views) of chimpanzee behavior. . . . Read More
She stood at the edge of the field, the outside left corner. The grass, her teammates, her opponents—and the state championship—spread out before her. She knew before she stepped in for the free kick that it wasn’t right. The soccer ball hit the upper right corner of the crossbar. The goalie was wearing yellow. Her jersey was . . . Read More