This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, Translational Genomics Research Institute researcher Daniel Von Hoff and his colleagues describe findings from a whole-genome sequencing study of pancreatic cancer. The group, which included investigators from TGen, Scottsdale's Mayo Clinic, the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials, and Arizona State University, sequenced matched tumor and normal samples from three individuals with pancreatic adenocarcinoma.

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The US National Institutes of Health has developed guidelines to gauge whether frail chimpanzees are healthy enough to be moved to a retirement sanctuary.

Osamu Shimomura, who won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on green fluorescent protein, has died.

In PLOS this week: analytical approach for finding new genetic associations, analysis of Streptococcus pyogenes-infecting viruses, and more.

Stat News reports that the head of IBM Watson Health is leaving her post.