This Week in Nature

In Nature Methods this week, a group led by Harvard Medical School researchers presents NetSig, a statistic that combines cancer mutation data and molecular network information to enable discovery from cancer genomes. Using NetSig, the team was able to classify known driver genes in 60 percent of tested tumor types and predict 62 new driver candidates.

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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.