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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
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Elements of the periodic table.

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.
A fluorescent visual aid seen used during surgery.
Industry Insight

A Non-Invasive Treatment for Difficult-To-Treat Pediatric Brain Cancer

In this interview, Technology Networks spoke to Dr. Stuart Marcus, founder and chief medical officer of SonALAsense, to find out how ALA sonodynamic therapy could be a more effective treatment for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma and recurrent glioblastoma.
A woman sits on a sofa, holding her knees in an expression of pain.

Drug With Potential To Ease Pain in Osteoarthritis Moves to Clinical Trial

Results from an animal study published in Science Translational Medicine demonstrate that a drug compound can disrupt overactivation of inflammation and manage pain and stiffness in osteoarthritis. The drug will be tested in upcoming Phase I and IIa clinical trials.
Bacteriophages on the surface of a bacterium.

Could Viruses Help in the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance?

A study published in Nature Chemical Biology suggests that a new bacteriophage screening approach could assist scientists attempting to overcome antibiotic resistance.
A person adding a sweetener to their cup of tea.

Common Sweetener Linked to Increased Clotting and Cardiovascular Risk

According to a study published in Nature Medicine, elevated levels of erythritol in the blood are linked with an increased risk of cardiovascular events, including heart attack and stroke.
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The Unfolding Landscape of Cancer Vaccine Development

In this roundup, we take a look at some recent advances in cancer vaccine development and testing.
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Diagnostic Advances Driving Personalized Medicine

In this roundup, we look at recent developments in diagnostics for genetic diseases and a range of cancers that could enable a more personalized approach for patients.
Closeup of circuitry and "AI" on a chip.

Real-World Applications of AI You Need To Know About

While AI is a computer science tool, it has been increasingly utilized for various applications across many scientific disciplines, ranging from diagnostics to genomics. This list will give you a glimpse into some of these applications.
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International Day of LGBTQIA+ People in STEM

This article contains segments from five interviews with individuals currently working in STEM who identify as LGBTQIA+ to find out about their experiences, opinions and ideas to inspire the next generation.
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International Day of LGBTQIA+ People in STEM 2022: An Interview With Dr. Izzy Jayasinghe

In this interview, we spoke to Dr. Izzy Jayasinghe, a senior lecturer and UK Research and Innovation future leader fellow at the University of Sheffield, to find out about her research and experiences as a transgender woman of color in STEM.