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Generic Drugmakers Accused of Price Fixing Racket

Four Route 1 corridor companies are among 20 generic drug companies being sued by the state of New Jersey and other states for allegedly conspiring to illegally fix the prices of hundreds of products.

On the Move: Air Force Contract, Deaths, and More

Princeton Infrared Technologies as received a $750,000, two-year contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory.

Toxic Plant Loses Crucial Vote

A controversial toxic waste disposal facility planned for Falls Township, Pennsylvania failed to clear an important governmental hurdle.

Two Princeton Newsmakers Retire

Longtime Princeton University employees Robert K. Durkee and Joseph X. Montemarano are retiring this year.

Deaths

Joseph Vales, 60; June B. Valley, 87; Mitchell Mastrangelo Jr., 64; William D. Smith, 68; Clarissa Lynn Naga, 40.

Princeton University: Dean Departs; Sustainability Efforts Announced

Engineering Dean Emily Carter is leaving Princeton for UCLA. The university plans to eliminate greenhouse emissions by 2046.

Real Estate Updates

The Place at Plainsboro offers 71 units of affordable housing. The Roebling Lofts earned LEED Gold certification.

Deaths

The artist Priscilla Snow Algava died at 78.

On the Move: Research News, Management Moves, and More

Princeton Plasma Physics Lab sees deep learning AI as the next big breakthrough in nuclear fusion research.

How to Spy on Your Smart Devices

As consumer electronics companies sell more and more devices that connect to the Internet — everything from fridges to toilets to doobells — it’s worth wondering who is watching the devices that are watching us.

Trending Stories

Facial Recognition: In Fast-Growing Field, Glitches Persist

Patrick Grother discusses the “industrial revolution” recently in facial recognition algorithms to the point where some of them are extremely accurate.