WVU researchers identify how light at night may harm outcomes in cardiac patients
In a study funded by the National Institutes of Health, West Virginia University neuroscientists linked white light at night—the kind that typically illuminates hospital rooms—to inflammation, brain-cell death and higher mortality risk in cardiac patients.
Here’s what Chicago’s new LED street lamps look like from the sky
By now, most Chicagoans know the famous yellow-orange glow of nighttime Chicago will soon be a thing of the past. The iconic haze comes from hundreds of thousands of high-pressure sodium street lamps, which are being replaced with energy-saving LEDs. City leaders boast that the new bulbs will emit a superior, clear white light while using half to three-quarters the energy.