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.
  News & Politics
Politics
March 31 2015 5:00 AM How the Founder of the Fugees Became a Big-Time Political Donor Without Anyone Knowing The musical artist chose to fund a super PAC through opaque, legal, and increasingly popular means.
  Slate Plus
Working
March 30 2015 11:32 AM The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.