Enzo

The Index gained 2 percent in June, outperforming the Dow and the Nasdaq, but underperforming the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index, which gained nearly 9 percent.

Enzo's patent relates to modified nucleotides for diagnostic and therapeutic applications, and is central to separate ongoing lawsuits with diagnostic developers.

The company also announced that it has received New York State Department of Health conditional approval for three women's health molecular diagnostic tests.

The GW Index outperformed the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the Nasdaq Composite, and the Nasdaq Biotech Index.

Revenues from the company's clinical labs segment grew 8 percent this quarter, and revenues from the life sciences business grew 6 percent.

The GenomeWeb Index rose nearly 5 percent in February, on par with the Dow and slightly outperforming the Nasdaq.

The company said revenues from its clinical lab services rose 9 percent because of high demand for certain molecular diagnostic services.

The company also reported FY2016 revenues rose 5 percent year over year, despite a dip in product revenues for the year.

Illumina follows Agilent, Life Technologies, Affymetrix, Siemens, and Luminex in settling lawsuits alleging infringement of US Patent No 7,064,197.

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Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.

Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.

By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.

In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.