CBS News in partnership with Global Post

GlobalPost.com, a news website launched eight months ago, is making its network of foreign correspondents available to CBS News under an agreement unveiled on Monday.

Fish go mad for ginger gene

There may be plenty of fish in the sea but the medaka knows what it likes. A new study published in the open access journal BMC Biology shows how a single gene mutation that turns Japanese Killifish a drab grey colour renders ...

Rare earths are vital, and China owns them all

Rare earths may not be on most investors' radars, but they are certainly in almost any high-tech item they use -- and in the world of rare earths, China is king.

Xerox, Dell mergers reveal the draw of IT services

Back-to-back merger deals involving Xerox Corp. and Dell Inc. highlight a major trend in the corporate tech market where the ability to offer services has increasingly become key to being competitive, some analysts say.

Feds to decide on listing ice seals as threatened

(AP) -- A federal agency must decide within three weeks whether spotted seals, which depend on sea ice off Alaska's coast, should be listed as a threatened or endangered species.

Researchers: Champagne's aroma comes from bubbles

(AP) -- Don Ho was right. It is the tiny bubbles. A team of researchers - in Europe not surprisingly - found that Champagne's bursting bubbles not only tickle the nose, they create a mist that wafts the aroma to the drinker.

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