This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a multi-institute team of researchers presents the results of a genome-wide association study of almost 300,000 identifying genetic variations associated with the level of formal education completed by an individual. The work, which expanded on an earlier study of about 100,000 people by the same investigators, focused on individuals of European descent whose educational attainment was assessed at or above age 30.

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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.

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

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