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Kate Robinson

Assistant Editor

Kate graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a bachelor's degree in biomedical sciences in 2020. During her studies she developed a passion for science communication and after graduating, began a science blog in order to continue writing about trending science news and topics of interest. She joined the editorial team at Technology Networks in 2021. In her role as assistant editor Kate supports the publication’s in-house writers, produces scientific content across all communities and works closely with the managing editor to help coordinate commissioned pieces.

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Published Content
Total: 72
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No Link Found Between Facebook and Negative Wellbeing

Contrary to popular belief, there is no evidence that the widespread adoption of Facebook is linked to psychological harm, according to independent research published in Royal Society Open Science.
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Industry Insight

Unlocking the “Morpholome” With AI-Powered Imaging

Technology Networks had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Maddison Masaeli, co-founder and chief executive officer at Deepcell to learn about the REM-I platform, a single-cell analysis tool that utilizes AI-powered imaging to magnify insights into a cell’s phenotype and function.
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Are Microplastics Increasing the Need for Assisted Reproduction?

This article explores the ability of chemicals used in plastic production to disrupt the normal function of hormones, namely in reproduction.
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Green Tea Compound May Prevent and Treat Uterine Fibroids

According to research, a green tea compound called epigallocatechin gallate could be promising for both preventing and treating uterine fibroids.
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Long COVID Risk Reduced by Common Diabetes Drug

Metformin, a drug commonly used to treat diabetes, can reduce the risk of developing long COVID by over 40%, according to a study.
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Cell Therapy

This infographic explores how cell therapies can be made and the potential diseases that they are, and could be, used to treat.
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Industry Insight

Increasing Throughput While Protecting Proteome Coverage

At ASMS 2023, Technology Networks spoke with Jim Yano, senior director of product management at Thermo Fisher Scientific, to learn more about the company's novel instrument launches and how they could be applied to personalized medicine.
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Protein Hyperactivation Could Kill Cancer Cells and Bacteria

Technology Networks had the pleasure of speaking with Walid A. Houry, professor of biochemistry at the University of Toronto, to find out about the discovery of compounds that can induce protease hyperactivation to kill cancer cells.
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Industry Insight

Small Molecule KRAS Inhibitors With Potent Antitumor Activity

In this interview, Technology Networks spoke to Dr. Cameron Pitt to learn more about KRAS as a target for cancer therapeutics, avoiding known resistance mechanisms and the effectiveness of two novel KRAS inhibitors.
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Where Is ICP-MS Making a Difference?

Inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) is an analytical technique that can be used across a broad range of applications, a few of which we will explore here.