This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, researchers from Oman, the UK, and Portugal explore the genetic diversity in tick-transmitted Theileria annulata parasite in Oman. The team did PCR amplification and assessment on 10 microsatellite and mini-satellite markers for T. annulata in hundreds of blood samples from cattle populations in the Batinah, Dhira, Sharqia, and Dhofar regions of the country.

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

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

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.