Wearing blue-light glasses just before hitting the sack can help you get a better night's sleep and help you work better the next day.
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: sleep light jobs science-and-technology health-and-medicine circadian-rhythms
Brighter areas, such as agricultural land, aren't hospitable to big-eyed birds, research finds. The study links the size of bird eyes, habitat, and foraging style.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: conservation birds light eyes peru earth-and-environment
Tuned LED lighting that changes color and intensity over the course of a day and night helps older adults in nursing homes get a better night's sleep.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: sleep nursing-homes light older-adults health-and-medicine led
With the new Hyperspectral Stripe Projector, "we're getting four-dimensional information from an image, three spatial and one spectral, in real time."
Oct. 2, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: optics light cameras science-and-technology imaging-technology
MGH-led study shows light therapy is safe, modulates brain repair, and may benefit patients with moderate traumatic brain injury.
Sept. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: harvard-medical-school health-medicine hms massachusetts-general-hospital mgh benjamin-vakoc light-therapy rajiv-gupta
The single piece of glass produces crisp panoramic images.
Sept. 18, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: light research school-of-engineering materials-science-and-engineering dmse materials-research-laboratory augmented-and-virtual-reality computer-vision
Green light therapy resulted in about a 60% reduction in the pain intensity of the headache phase and number of days per month people experienced migraines.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: pain light health-and-medicine headaches migraines
A new algorithm lets researchers reconstruct the movements of photons to see through clouds, fog, and other obstructions.
Sept. 11, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: physics vision lasers light photons algorithms science-and-technology fog
UV disinfection is a proven means of killing pathogens like the SARS-CoV-2 virus, but it's not risk-free.
Sept. 9, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus pandemic sars-cov-2 viruses aerosols disinfectant pathogen ultraviolet-light
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