Divalproex Sodium (Depakote)

2019 Article where I explore the psychiatric drug Divalproex Sodium. Divalproex Sodium is a medication that is used as an anti-convulsant, antiepileptic, and mood stabilizer.  Some common names include Depakote, Depakene, and Valproic Acid.  Its chemical formula is C16H31NaO4.  Divalproex Sodium is a fatty acid comprised of sodium valproate and valproic acid.  When consumed the …

Logical Fallacies that affect our Society Today

Writen in 2016 this article explores logical fallacies and the 2016 Presidential Election. Our modern world is filled with all different kinds of people.  As such it’s no surprise that there are disagreements in our society today.  When examining today’s social problems it’s important to know what types of logical fallacies there are and what …

Effects of Concentration and Molecular Weight on Diffusion

A lab report from early 2016 when I was still a science newbie: Introduction:  We attempted to discern what effect a solution’s molecular weight and concentration would have on its diffusion in an agar gel. Hypothesis:  Liquids with higher concentration will disperse faster than liquids of low concentration in the agar.  Liquids with high molecular weight will disperse …