Washington Heights/Inwood

Next Stop: Radiation Lab

What: In the deepest subway station in New York City, Nobel Prize winner Victor Hess conducted experiments on radiation
When: 1947
Where: 190 Street Station, Manhattan

Cold Blood

What: A discovery by physician Charles R. Drew enabled blood to be stored for a year, instead of the usual seven days. The finding had huge importance during the World War II.
When: 1938
Where: Columbia University’s Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan