Derek Lowe
Derek Lowe

Derek Lowe, who blogs at http://pipeline.corante.com, is a longtime drug-discovery chemist and has worked on projects to treat Alzheimer's, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, and infection.

Future Tense
June 17 2012 7:15 AMWe Don’t Need More Scientists—We Need Better OnesA chemist responds to Slate’s David Plotz’s claim that not enough students are going into science and engineering.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.