This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a team led by Broad Institute scientists report on the identification of genetic mutations that play a role in how different people's immune systems respond to infection. They analyzed the expression of T cells from 348 healthy individuals of African, Asian, and European descent and identified differences in the activation of cytokines between individuals of different ancestry.

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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.