This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Canada and the US describe apparent premature termination codon read-through activity by a component in the antibiotic drug gentamicin, which has been proposed as a potential treatment for rare genetic conditions involving nonsense mutations.

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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.