Derek Lowe, an Arkansan by birth, got his BA from Hendrix College and his PhD in organic chemistry from Duke before spending time in Germany on a Humboldt Fellowship on his post-doc. He's worked for several major pharmaceutical companies since 1989 on drug discovery projects against schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, diabetes, osteoporosis and other diseases.
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This is a lesson that everyone should have learned many times before, but those colorful atoms are just so. . .colorful and everything. If anyone knows what element is supposed to be colored "silvery purple", See Arr Oh would like to hear from you.