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Scientific Copywriter

 at Technology Networks

Katie joined Technology Networks in January 2022 after completing a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and a master’s by research degree in molecular and cellular biology, both at the University of Leeds. They loved the breadth of scientific content covered in their undergraduate studies and wanted to share their passion for research through science communication. As a scientific copywriter, Katie assembles newsletters, writes promotional webinar copy, supports the publication’s in-house writers and produces scientific content.


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Industry Insight

How Stain-Free Western Blotting Contributes to Laboratory Efficiency

Western blotting is a staple technique in many laboratories but can be time consuming and inconsistent. Technology Networks spoke with Harsha Rao to learn more about Stain-Free western blotting and the advantages of total protein normalization.
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Vitamin D – What's the Latest Research?

What's the latest research surrounding how vitamin D affects our health? This article dives into how vitamin D deficiency has been linked to increased cancer mortality and more.
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New Approach To Target “Undruggable” Proteins Identified

Molecular glue degraders may offer a solution for targeting proteins considered "undruggable", according to new research.
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Could Adding More Protein to Your Diet Boost Sleep Quality?

How can we make sure we’re getting enough quality sleep? A new study from Harvard Medical School suggests eating more protein may help.
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Stimulating the Vagus Nerve Reduces Chronic Inflammation for Children With IBD

Non-invasive stimulation of the vagus nerve through the ear reduces inflammation for pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
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What You Need To Know About Vitamin B12

What is vitamin B12? How do we define vitamin B12 deficiency? And what does the latest research tell us about the importance of vitamin B12?
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What Is the New Weight Loss Drug Zepbound, and Why Has It Been Approved?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Zepbound™ (tirzepatide) for use in conjunction with a reduced-calorie diet and increased exercise to help obese adults manage their bodyweight.
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Can Strength Training Protect Against the Risks of a High-Protein Diet?

Is strength training responsible for mitigating the risks of a high-protein diet in althletes? A new study, published in eLife, suggests it might be.
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Why Does Sourdough Have Such a Unique Flavor?

A staple of lockdown kitchens and bakeries across the world, sourdough is famed for its unique, tangy flavor. New research, presented at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall 2023 conference, has identified what makes sourdough taste so good.
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Obesity Causes Inflammatory Responses in Fat Tissue

To understand the link between fat accumulation and poor health outcomes for obese individuals, researchers are exploring how adipose tissue is structured and the mechanisms behind the inflammatory response.