carly cassella

Carly Cassella is a Journalist at ScienceAlert. A science reporter with a background in neuroscience, she’s especially comfortable writing about health and medicine, but also loves covering nature, space, and the environment.

Carly cut her journalistic teeth at Farrago magazine whilst studying as an undergraduate at the University of Melbourne. Here, she received the nickname “Nat Geo”, and also the Fitzpatrick Award for Science Communication.

Previously, she worked at the International Federation of Journalists in Brussels, where she gained the utmost respect for war correspondents. Since then, she has worked in award-winning podcast production, taught a class on science writing at the 2018 March for Science conference, and written multiple YouTube scripts with millions of views.

Carly currently lives in Seattle, where she enjoys clamming, oystering, fern-ing and pretending she knows how to identify birds and stars.

Twitter: @carlycassella

Research says Alzheimer's is actually 3 distinct disease subtypes
Carly Cassella   9 days ago
Prehistoric 'Hell Ant' Stuck in Amber Has Been Biting Its Prey For 99 Million Years
Carly Cassella   10 days ago
Extreme 14th century droughts may provide insight into our climate change crisis
Carly Cassella   11 days ago
Walking in nature really can ease your mind, small study reveals
Carly Cassella   12 days ago
Now we know why platypus are so weird - their genes are part bird, reptile, and mammal
Carly Cassella   12 days ago
US COVID-19 cases are surging. Here's why natural herd immunity is still a long way off
Carly Cassella   14 days ago
People with this rare brain condition can't 'count sheep' in their mind
Carly Cassella   16 days ago
Extraverts use subtly different words, analysis of 80,000 people finds
Carly Cassella   18 days ago
A freakishly well-preserved woolly rhino was plucked from Siberia's melting tundra
Carly Cassella   18 days ago