Engineers create plants that glow

Illumination from nanobionic plants might one day replace some electrical lighting. Imagine that instead... Read More

New LRC Study Evaluates the Blue-Light Hazard From Solid-State Lighting

The introduction of solid-state lighting using light-emitting diode (LED) technology has ignited widespread... Read More

Light + Building 2018 presents tomorrow’s trends in the home and, for six days, becomes a hotspot for design

Once again, all next season’s trends for our homes will be on display exclusively at Light + Building,... Read More

Scientists make transparent materials absorb light

A group of physicists from Russia, Sweden, and the U.S. has demonstrated a highly unusual optical effect:... Read More

Five Years of Satellite Images Show Global Light Pollution Increasing at a Rate of Two Percent Per Year

Five years of advanced satellite images show that there is more artificial light at night across the... Read More

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‘WINDVOGEL’ by Studio Roosegaarde

WINDVOGEL are energy generating kites which have the potential to create up to 100 kW and can supply... Read More

LEDs light the way for better drug therapies

Radioactivity may have a bad rap, but it plays a critical role in medical research. A revolutionary... Read More

Leading-Edge Knowledge Reveals the Future at the LIGHTFAIR® International 2018 Conference

The celebrated LIGHTFAIR International Conference brings together thought leaders from across the globe... Read More

Room-cleaning robots use UV radiation to zap microorganisms

Germ-killing robots are being enlisted to further safeguard Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC)... Read More

IES Research Symposium 2018
Call for Posters

A lighting research symposium organized by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) to explore how... Read More

Bright light therapy at midday helped patients with bipolar disorder

Six weeks of light therapy decreased depression, increased daily functioning in patients Daily exposure... Read More

Call for Speakers for LEDucation 2018!

LEDucation 2018 is now accepting speaker presentations through Nov. 19, 2017. You are invited to share... Read More

New Perspectives on the Future of Healthy Light and Lighting in Daily Life

Edited by Karolina M. Zielinska-Dabkowska and Michael F. Rohde New Perspectives on the Future of Healthy... Read More

100 years of light and lasers at Imperial illuminated in day of celebration

The past, present and future of optics at Imperial has been highlighted to commemorate 100 years of... Read More