By growing cells taken from patients' tumors and growing them in the lab into miniature versions of that tumor, doctors can use them to test which chemotherapy drug might be best for that patient, New Scientist reports.
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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.