Richard Farrell has produced and written articles for Discovery Web sites since 2010. He has edited technology trade magazines and programmed and directed multiple publication Web sites. He lives in Northern Virginia and is an expat Red Sox fan.

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Nov 21, 2014 12:25 PM ET
Fossils suggest the creature originated on the Asian subcontinent while it was still an island.
Nov 14, 2014 06:00 AM ET
A species of butterfly uses its decorative flair for protection and also varies its color and intensity by season as predator types change.
Nov 10, 2014 03:50 PM ET
A new diet based on medicinal plants and supplements, without side effects, shows promise in tests.
Nov 6, 2014 02:00 PM ET
Mexican free-tailed bats make specialized jamming calls to prevent competing bats from catching insects they want for themselves.
Nov 5, 2014 01:05 PM ET
Evidence has been uncovered that connects the ichthyosaur with its transition from land to sea.
Nov 4, 2014 12:55 PM ET
Hummingbird beaks aren't just for nectar sipping. They can double as weapons in the mating game.
Oct 31, 2014 03:20 PM ET
A recent study finds a population of Kashmir musk deer living in steep, rocky outcrops in the northeast part of the country.
Oct 28, 2014 04:20 PM ET
Population deemed secure after large creatures rebound from just 15 to more than 1,000 on Espanola.
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