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

Brand-New Smart Cities Forum and Evolved Light & Health Forum
Featured in the Conference at
LIGHTFAIR® International 2018

The all-new Smart Cities Forum and an evolved Light & Health Forum will advance leading-edge thought... Read More

Researchers invent tiny,
light-powered wires to modulate
brain’s electrical signals

The human brain largely remains a black box: How the network of fast-moving electrical signals turns... Read More

Physicists create new form of light

Newly observed optical state could enable quantum computing with photons. Try a quick experiment: Take... Read More

Can ultraviolet light fight the
spread of influenza?

Safe for human exposure, far-UVC light may offer low-cost solution to eradicating airborne viruses in... Read More


Spending too much time in dimly lit rooms and offices may actually change the brain’s structure... Read More

Light-triggered nanoparticles show promise against metastatic cancer

Tumor imaging technique has potential as anti-cancer weapon, mouse study shows A new anti-cancer strategy... Read More

New LRC Study Tests the Effectiveness of Apple’s iPad Night Shift Application

The light emitted by portable electronic devices (PEDs), particularly when used at night, has drawn... Read More

Light + Building 2018: dynamic lighting enhances health and wellbeing

At the end of 2017, the Nobel Prize for medicine went to three US American researchers Jeffrey C. Hall,... Read More


UD study looks at how light pollution lures birds into urban areas during fall migration On their fall... Read More

Bright light therapy improves sleep in people treated for cancer

Results of a randomized controlled trial suggest that systematic bright light exposure can improve sleep... Read More

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National Lighting Bureau Panel
Discusses New Way to Specify
Lighting-Color Impacts

The incandescent light bulb is no longer the symbol of ideas. Surprisingly, perhaps, the new symbol... Read More

Lethal fungus that causes white-nose syndrome may have an Achilles` heel,
new study reveals

The fungus behind white-nose syndrome, a disease that has ravaged bat populations in North America,... Read More