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How the Giant Panda Evolved to be Vegetarian

Giant pandas – being bamboo-chomping, sleep-loving, rolling balls of fur – are among the most adorable animals alive today. Unlike their mainly carnivorous close relatives, such as the grizzly and polar bear, the panda is content surviving on a diet...

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Evaluating Modafinil as a Smart Drug, 20 Years On

Modafinil (Provigil) first entered the U.S. markets in 1998 after FDA approval. Although it was originally intended for narcolepsy and related sleep disorders, it quickly garnered a reputation as an off-label ‘smart drug’. Using more than two decades of scientific...

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Step-by-Step Guide to Writing a Literature Review

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted into a graduate program and you’re thrilled with the prospect of doing groundbreaking research work. But hang on a minute; before diving straight into a new project, it is worth taking some time to perform a...