LRC Develops Wireless-Controlled Warning Lights for Worker Safety

Work zones, accident sites and other roadside incident locations are often chaotic environments... Read More

Light pollution may cause insomnia in older adults

A new study is the first population-based investigation to report a significant association between... Read More

Light-activated, single-ion catalyst breaks down carbon dioxide

A team of scientists has discovered a single-site, visible-light-activated catalyst that converts carbon... Read More

Designing a safer building block
for drug discovery by harnessing
visible light

When you reach for a bottle of acetaminophen, you may be looking for relief from a headache. But if... Read More

Tinker imagineers publishes
Worlds of Wonder
Experience Design for Curious People

Erik Bär and Stan Boshouwers, founding partners of Tinker imagineers, are publishing the first handbook... Read More

Blue light can reduce blood pressure

Exposure to blue light decreases blood pressure, reducing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease,... Read More

Using near-infrared light to kill cancer cells in mice

Researchers at NCI’s Center for Cancer Research have found that a technique called near-infrared immunotherapy... Read More

WVU researchers investigate how hospital lighting may hinder patient recovery

Now that Daylight Saving Time has ended, cyclists are attaching lights to their helmets, and dog walkers... Read More

UC researcher fighting breast cancer with light therapy

When treatment is working for a patient who is fighting cancer, the light at the end of the tunnel is... Read More

WE-EF provides transparent environmental evaluation of its street and area luminaire performance

WE-EF, which continues to be a lighting industry leader in its commitment to protecting the environment... Read More

‘The History of Light’ (Nobel Edition)
NPR: Planet Money Podcast

This episode is a rerun. It originally ran in 2014. We’re playing it again because Bill Nordhaus... Read More

When light, not heat, causes melting

Study reveals the details of light-induced phase changes. The way that ordinary materials undergo a... Read More

Shedding light on new treatment options for perimenopausal depression and sleep problems

Light therapy has long been a recognized treatment option for depression. But can it help perimenopausal... Read More

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2018

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 “for groundbreaking... Read More

Millions of birds die in collisions each year, but lights could change that

Millions of birds die each year in collisions with planes, and airports have used everything from fireworks... Read More

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