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Chris Cassella (Founder & CEO) is an ex-Microsoft programmer and failed neuroscientist turned science communicator who is a strong proponent of Facebook as a platform to inspire and engage young people around the world with science. He co-founded ScienceAlert Pty Ltd and has been running ScienceAlert since 2007. @darwinsguppie

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Fiona MacDonald (Director of Content) is an award-winning journalist and digital convert. A zoologist by training, she's written for publications such as Popular Science, GQ, Australian Geographic, Cosmos, Marie Claire and The Sydney Morning Herald. She's been involved with ScienceAlert since 2007. @fionajmacdonald

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Seamus Byrne (Managing Editor) is a journalist and editor with over 16 years experience. Before ScienceAlert he was Editor for the Australia & Asia region at CNET, the world's biggest technology news outlet. He also appears regularly on television and radio discussing news and trends in science and technology. @seamus

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Peter Dockrill (Staff Writer) is an award-winning writer and the former Online Editor of APC and TechLife. He's also the technology columnist for Money magazine.

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Jacinta Bowler (Community and Partnerships Manager) is a science writer with a background in genetics and microbiology. Her work has been published by the ABC, SBS Science, Brisbane Times and The Sydney Morning Herald.  @jacinta_bowler

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Mike McRae (Staff Writer / Weekend Editor) has been writing science and developing educational resources for over a decade. He's been a writer for the CSIRO's Double Helix and ECOS publications, and is the author of Tribal Science: Brains, Beliefs, and Bad Ideas (University of Queensland Publishing). @tribalscientist

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Signe Dean (Guest Writer / Fact Checker) is a science and health journalist with a passion for debunking stories. Her work has been featured in Australian Geographic, National Geographic, SBS, Science Illustrated, and other outlets. Previously she was the launch editor of SBS Science. @nevertoocurious

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David Nield (Guest Writer) is a freelance journalist who has been writing about science and technology for more than 10 years. His work can be seen on The Guardian, Gizmodo, TechRadar, Digital Trends and numerous other places. @davidnield