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Allison Mills

Allison Mills

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

To Grow a Chinese Elm

Tall, fast-growing, pollution and disease-resistant, with early and long-lasting leaves—this special elm cultivar is the ideal park . . . Read More

Be Aware: Cybersecurity

Remembering to lock your car door isn't enough to protect it entirely. With new digital interfaces—and that slick Bluetooth connection—cyber-physical systems like modern cars and smart grids are increasingly . . . Read More

Geoheritage: Stamping Through History

The rocks of the Keweenaw Peninsula are ancient: More than one billion years old, containing loads of native copper deposits. Mining them created a legacy seen throughout the region. . . . Read More

Fighting Invasive Species in Michigan

Researchers from Michigan Technological University have received significant grants to tackle Eurasian Watermilfoil and Phragmites. They are developing novel strategies and community-based methods to combat the aquatic . . . Read More