This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, American and Indian researchers report on findings from an ancestry analysis on northern India's Kashmiri population. The team did array-based genotyping on 15 Kashmiri individuals from the Kashmir Valley, 16 Kashmiri Tibetans from Srinagar, India, and 32 Tibetan exiles in an effort to understand whether the Kashmiri population has Greek and/or Jewish ancestry, as long suspected.

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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.