By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Broad Institute broke ground Wednesday on a new research facility at Kendall Square in Cambridge, Mass., that will dramatically boost its lab and office spaces and connect with its main science building.

The new 250,000-square-foot, 12-floor building will adjoin with Broad's 7 Cambridge Center site through six of its floors, creating a collaborative work space that will foster and maintain "key scientific adjacencies" between research groups, Broad said yesterday.

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