Cuts at AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca has announced that it is cutting about 1,600 jobs over three years, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Nature News blog adds that about 1,300 of those jobs are in research and development. The company will also be moving its headquarters from London to Cambridge in the UK.

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