2019-10-22

Exposure to Blue Light Might Accelerate Aging

A new study by researchers at Oregon State University suggests that the blue wavelengths produced by LED damage cells in the brain as well as retinas. The study, published today in Aging and Mechanisms of Disease, involved a widely used organism, Drosophila melanogaster, the common fruit fly, an important model organism because of the cellular and developmental mechanisms it shares with other animals and humans. Jaga Giebultowicz, the researcher from the OSU College of Science, has led a research collaboration that examined how flies responded to daily 12-hour exposu...
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2015-06-23

New York Blue Light Symposium to Share Latest Research on LED Blue Light and Impact on Health

At the New York Blue Light Symposium press conference, the Blue Light Society will bring together renowned ophthalmologists, sleep specialists and researchers from the U.S. and abroad to discuss the latest studies on the effects of natural blue light and blue light emitted from LED devices on the human body.  
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2014-12-30

Protecting Eyes from LED Blue Light

Impact from LED blue lights on the health of eyes remains a field that requires close study, but there still some measures that heavy screen users can adapt to save their eyesight, according to a recent Financial Times report.
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2014-04-23

UK Residence in Uproar over LED Street Light Replacement Wave

The LED street light replacement wave has swept the globe as local governments embrace the low energy consumption and financial advantage they offer. However, in the rush to jump on the green technology bandwagon, governments have overlooked the health issues that LEDs pose to the human body. British citizens have been less than keen over the recent installment of LEDs in boroughs throughout the country. 
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2013-07-12

LEDs woeful safety “blues”

Are LED lights safe? Experts were defeated by this question at an international lighting semiconductor technology application forum on Wednesday. For Shanghai Illuminating Engineering Society’s President Yu Anqi answering this question is just as difficult as answering whether the sun is safe. The sun is generally safe, but staring at the sun for long periods can result in eye burns. In the same way, LED lights are not any more dangerous than traditional lamps if the purchased lamp is certified and used properly, said Yu.
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Streetlights and high-bay fixtures require high flux and efficacy to meet the ever increasing demands for system efficiency and energy cost reduction for these applications. Today, LUXEON 5050 LEDs received an upgrade in both flux and efficacy... READ MORE

The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has prompted the large-scale search for practical solutions that can prevent the spread of the deadly virus — from researchers and scientists committed to finding a solution, to the manufacturers and consu... READ MORE