Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has sidestepped his state's Legislature and committed $10 million to stem cell research by executive order.
Lowell Observatory and Discovery Communications broke ground yesterday on the versatile, 4.2-meter Discovery Channel Telescope.
Pentagon researchers are reportedly developing a so-called super bomb, designed to destroy weapon bunkers buried deep in the earth.
Officials in Japan's Fukuoka Prefecture report uncovering the remains of ancient housing believed to be 3,200 years old in the village of Hisayama.