Lighting rush is on in India

Lighting rush is on in India

A hundred new 'smart cities,' $1.2 billion, and a gung-ho Prime Minister Modi are all pulling in LED vendors who want to build the backbone of intelligent urban networks.

And now, natural light makes nurses laugh

And now, natural light makes nurses laugh

Earlier this week we wrote that office workers confined to spaces away from natural light are tired and weary compared to their colleagues by the window, as a U.S. study observed. 

Now, like the proverbial string of buses, another study has come right along revealing the same general effect and more: People who work near the window laugh more.

Nighttime light impedes cancer drug

Nighttime light impedes cancer drug

The latest twist in the good light/bad light health saga is an alarming one: Exposure to even low levels of bedroom light could stop a key breast cancer drug from working, U.S. research suggests.

Research on retina damage sparks fresh LED health scare

Research on retina damage sparks fresh LED health scare

A study by researchers at a Madrid university which found that LEDs can be damaging to retinas has sparked a fresh health scare.

Dr. Celia Sanchez Ramos of Complutense University, who has been investigating what’s known as the ‘blue light hazard’, predicted ‘an epidemic’ of retina problems due to increased exposure to LED lighting.