About Alane

About Alane

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research. Alane Lim is a materials science graduate student at Northwestern University, with double degrees in chemistry and cognitive science from Johns Hopkins University. Before attending Northwestern, she researched in Germany as a Fulbright scholarship recipient.

writing. Alane has been trained in science writing at Northwestern University, creative writing at Johns Hopkins University, and satire writing at The Second City. She has been published at The Awl, The Belladonna Comedy, ThoughtCo (formerly About.Com), Northwestern's science magazine Helix, and other publications.