Visit New York's Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

An internationally renowned molecular biology lab sits on the former grounds of a 19th-century whaling company.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. 40°51'30'' N, 73°27'59'' W Located just outside the historic seaside town of Cold Spring Harbor, the eponymous laboratory sits on the former grounds of a 19th-century whaling company. The institution was founded in 1890 as a biology teacher training laboratory, but is now an international leader in molecular biology and cancer research.  Nobel-ity: Eight Nobel laureates have worked at the laboratory, including James Watson, who ...

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