Shares in Bio-Rad Laboratories hit a 52-week high this week, closing Monday at $80.42, up 2.4 percent for the trading period ended Monday — a day earlier than normal due to the Thanksgiving holiday in the US this week. Stratagene led all gainers in the BCW Index with a 7.5 percent jump for the week. Qiagen led decliners for the week with a drop of 4.9 percent.
 

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.