Discovery Channel Online and Ford Motor Co.'s Mercury division have signed a multiyear partnership, under which Mercury will be the exclusive brand sponsor on a series of scientific expeditions that will be featured on the site
. The series, called ``Mercury's Planet of Wonders,'' will be underwritten by Mercury and feature daily news and access to scientists on expeditions around the world. The series kicks off April 20.
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