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Stephanie Casella

Stephanie Casella is a writer based just outside of New York City. She generally writes on politics, news, and culture, but occasionally delves into social issues, travel, science, food, and lifestyle.

Clawbacks: Why You May Pay More for Prescription Drugs With Insurance Than Without

Clawbacks, or legal price gouging within the pharmaceutical industry, is costing many Americans unreasonably ...

Ascension Flights, ashes

Ascension Flights Will Allow You to Launch Your Loved One’s Ashes into Space

As an alternative to traditional funerals, a British company is launching ashes into space ...

noise cancelling ramen fork, misophonia

Ramen Fork from Japan Will Make Noises to Drown Out Slurping Sounds

Nissin, the company behind Cup Noodle instant ramen soup, has recently invented the Otohiko, ...

female surgeons

Having a Female Surgeon Increases Patients’ Likelihood of Survival

A study out of the University of Toronto determined that female surgeons are four ...

flu shot, herd immunity

What Is Herd Immunity? Why Everyone Should Get The Flu Shot

Humans can still acquire influenza following the flu shot, since the vaccination takes a ...

Trump, refugees, refugee cap

Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees

Pro-refugee findings in a study mandated by President Trump mysteriously failed to make it ...

Game of Thrones, artificial intelligence, Daenerys Targaryen

Artificial Intelligence Takes A Stab At Writing The Next “Game Of Thrones” Book

A software engineer programmed a recurrent neural network (RNN) to begin writing the upcoming ...

Spies

Meet The Real Russian Spies Who Inspired FX’s “The Americans”

An American family in suburban New Jersey were actually Russian spies living undercover for ...

Cancer

FDA Approves “Living Drug” That Fights Cancer

Researchers have developed a medication used to fight a common childhood leukemia and it ...