Robin Donovan

I'm an award-winning writer and editor who specializes in translating technical, information-heavy and complex news and issues into stories that entice, inform and engage. My coverage of health, science, technology, start-up and social topics has appeared in trade and consumer magazines, newsletters, blogs and around the web.

To contact me for an estimate, email rkdonovan at gmail.

United States



Common Signs of Heart Disease in Men

There aren't always warning signs of heart disease. Know what to look for, such as chest pain or discomfort, numbness in extremities, and shortness of breath.

Plastic Surgeon

Non-Caucasian Rhinoplasty


Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs): Side Effects, Benefits, and More

ARBs are used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. Learn how they work and the possible benefits and side effects of using them.


Laparoscopic Gastric Banding (Lap-Band Surgery)

Laparoscopic gastric banding is a surgery used for people who are overweight, or people for whom excess weight poses serious health risks. These patients usually have failed...


Symptoms of Heart Disease: Are You at Risk?

Symptoms of heart disease depend on the type. Learn the different signs of cardiomyopathy, atherosclerosis, and arrhythmias, for example.

Science & Technology


Experts Wrapped Up in Botswana's First Mummy

A rare Sub-Saharan mummy discovered in Botswana is the country's first specimen preserved since the Late Iron Age. Now, an interdisciplinary-and intercontinental-team of...

Big Picture magazine

Inside Job

Wide-format digital printers require technical know-how--and savvy customer service--to make the leap into interiors.

Big Picture magazine

Repackaging RIPs

Today's RIP suppliers are promising software that is scalable, affordable, and bundled with MIS, ERP, and workflow management functions.

VMSD magazine

Green Today, Gone Tomorrow?

How post-occupancy testing challenges the latest generation of green retail design.


Batterii software powers business creativity

Batterii, in short, is a web-based, social-media-like, software as a service offered to businesses small and large.


Leap app helps heath-minded competitors stick to goals

Recently featured by Apple'’s app store, the free Leap app was downloaded more than 3,400 times in the first 60 hours it was available.

Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute

Fall Newsletter

Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute

Spring Newsletter

Perspectives Magazine

Small wonders

Scientists harness the power of atoms

General Interest

Signs of the Times magazine

That Sign is Fine (Art?)

Are signs high art, commercial products or something in-between?


From Guatemala with Love: Deeper Roots partners with growers for richer roasts

Deeper Roots, a coffee roasting and consulting company, has paired with a small group of growers in Guatemala, whose roasted beans are a Cincinnati coffee sensation.

UAW-Ford Community

Showing Off

Local autoworker Ron Georgyi raises award-winning, nationally recognized Appaloosa.


The Many Faces of Etsy

Four local artists who maintain Etsy shops take very different approaches to the online craft megasite. Each small business owner has a plan, but the role Etsy plays depends on...