Roche is closing its Nutley, NJ, site and laying off 1,000 workers, the company announced yesterday. The firm's research and development activities will be consolidated into existing sites in Germany and Switzerland. Additionally, Roche says it will be opening a smaller translational clinical research program on the US East Coast that will employ about 240 workers.

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