Director of Research News
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
Volcanism is sometimes like food poisoning, where the Earth spews forth unstable material. New research suggests that a significant pulse of volatile carbon was released from the Earth’s mantle around 500 million years ago. But . . . Read More
Methane produced by manure and food waste in landfills doesn't have to go to waste. Using anaerobic digesters, the gas can be harnessed for . . . Read More
Everyone needs a good teacher—including teachers. Providing support for teacher education shifts how participants chat in digital . . . Read More