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Richard Farrell has produced and written articles for Discovery since 2010.

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Jan 23, 2015 03:15 PM ET
A study of pygmy hippo autopsy data reveals a high incidence of kidney disease.
Jan 14, 2015 01:45 PM ET
New research for the first time documents an effective method for raising latent prints from the feathers of birds of prey.
Jan 5, 2015 12:15 PM ET
For the first time, scientists have developed a detailed explanation of how white-nose syndrome is killing millions of bats in North America.
Dec 19, 2014 12:15 PM ET
The footage captured by Oceanlab depicts a type of snailfish at 26,722 feet deep, the greatest depth at which a fish has ever been observed.
Dec 9, 2014 07:15 PM ET
The harlequin filefish smells like coral instead of dinner to things that would like to eat it.
Dec 9, 2014 12:10 PM ET
Visual stimuli can cause the light-fliers to falter when they're feeding.
Dec 4, 2014 04:30 PM ET
Disruption in pack social cohesion can free more wolves to mate, creating more mouths to feed in a tighter range,
Dec 2, 2014 12:20 PM ET
Its distinctive mating call helps scientists distinguish the creature from already known frogs with which it was often confused.
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