Light-engineered bacterial shapes could hold key to future labs-on-a-chip

Scientists have used light patterns to control the swimming speed of bacteria and direct them to form... Read More


Blue light from digital devices and the sun transforms vital molecules in the eye’s retina into cell... Read More

LIGHTFAIR® International 2019 Call for Speakers: Global Invitation to Experts in Diverse Disciplines

The LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) Conference, which offers hundreds of hours of education in a highly... Read More

Scientists develop new materials that move in response to light

Researchers at Tufts University School of Engineering have developed magnetic elastomeric composites... Read More

New application of blue light sees through fire

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated that ordinary... Read More

Light mixer generates 11 colors simultaneously

A multicolor laser pointer you can use to change the color of the laser with a button click —... Read More

Experience the WE-EF lighting instruments in situ with the
updated WE-EF app

WE-EF Urban Lighting app for iPhone and iPad has been updated with the new features. With the WE-EF... Read More

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Signify signs deal with Agro-Inwest to more than double the size of the world’s largest LED horticultural lighting project to 68.5 hectares

Improvements in tomato production, quality and predictability lead Agro-Inwest to expand its LED installation... Read More

Effects of night-time light on internal body clock

New research published in The Journal of Physiology has illuminated the effects of night-time light... Read More

Managing chronic pain with light

Scientists develop new method that uses light to manage neuropathic pain in mice Imagine that the movement... Read More

Graphene sets a new record on squeezing light to one atom

In a recent study published in Science, researchers at ICFO — The Institute of Photonic Sciences... Read More

Fluorescent dye could enable sharper biological imaging

Technique could allow doctors and researchers to generate clearer images of blood vessels and other... Read More

At Light + Building 2018 WE-EF will be presenting innovations plus new and attractive ideas for street and area, and architectural lighting

Well-planned exterior lighting ensures good visual conditions, orientation and safety on streets and... Read More

Preschoolers exposed to nighttime light lack melatonin

Exposing preschoolers to an hour of bright light before bedtime almost completely shuts down their production... Read More

New LRC Study Tests the Impact
of Circadian Light on Alertness
in Office Workers

In 2017 the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute published a groundbreaking... Read More