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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

Crybaby: The Vitamins in Your Tears

Testing for nutritional deficiencies in blood can be invasive and expensive. A team led by Michigan Technological University explored what it takes to switch to tears . . . Read More

Stick To It 2017

Get advice from researchers on keeping your resolutions this year. Look past all the productivity and six-pack ab hype; this is how to dig deeper into . . . Read More

Pedal to the Metal

Our materials scientists engineered molybdenum disulfide to be three times more efficient than its semiconductor phase for dye-sensitized solar . . . Read More

TechTalks 2016: Take Two

Two slides at a time, our researchers share and connect with other faculty in under two minutes. The happy hour afterwards probably helps. Welcome to round two with 15 more researchers at the . . . Read More