EDISON, NJ—Two men were injured after 200 gallons of a hazardous substance leaked from the LyondellBasell facility on Meadow Road, leaving a chemical smell in the air above a neighborhood on the night of August 23. The Titanium tetrachloride was released “due to a broken pipe within their facility,” according to Deputy Chief of the Edison […]
Science & Technology
As one of the host communities for Rutgers University, New Brunswick is often at the center of technological innovation. Telecommunications, health sciences, and transportation are just some of the focus areas for local science and technology research.
New Brunswick’s J&J to Buy Boston Area Pharma Company For $6.5 Billion
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) said on August 19 it agreed to purchase drugmaker Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. for about $6.5 billion.
School Re-opening Forces Closure of COVID-19 Test Site in New Brunswick
After just over three months in action, the county government’s COVID-19 testing site at the A. Chester Redshaw Elementary School is being shut down to allow the school to re-open in September.
New Jersey’s Coronavirus Transmission Rate Jumps to Highest Level in Months
Governor Phil Murphy announced a significant increase in the rate of transmission for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 here in New Jersey during his press briefing on July 31.
Johnson & Johnson Seeking Approval of New Experimental Drug to Fight Tuberculosis
Pharmaceutical Giant Wants to Market Bedaquiline, a Drug Created by J&J;’s Janssen Research & Development