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01.18.16
Light-triggered nanoparticles kill drug-resistant bacteria
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Light-triggered nanoparticles kill drug-resistant bacteria

The threat of 'superbugs' may be cured by something very, very small.

By J. Fingas,   01.18.16
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01.11.16
Efficient incandescent bulb cannibalizes its own waste heat
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Efficient incandescent bulb cannibalizes its own waste heat

It's basically a transparent koozie for light bulb filaments.

By A. Tarantola,   01.11.16
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12.23.15
Researchers show off a working light-based processor

Researchers show off a working light-based processor

Photonic computing is no longer just a theoretical exercise.

By J. Fingas,   12.23.15
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12.14.15
Philips Hue won't work with third-party light bulbs for now
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Philips Hue won't work with third-party light bulbs for now

Until a certification program kicks in, it's Philips' own lighting or nothing.

By J. Fingas,   12.14.15
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11.23.15
This 'Plant Lamp' uses bacteria to generate electricity
11.23.15

This 'Plant Lamp' uses bacteria to generate electricity

Researchers in Peru have figured out how to use plants to make electricity

By S. Buckley,   11.23.15
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11.17.15
LED implants could ease your pain
11.17.15

LED implants could ease your pain

You may one day turn off your pain by turning on tiny lights in your skin.

By J. Fingas,   11.17.15
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11.16.15
Experts say phones need a 'bedtime mode' to fix our sleep
11.16.15

Experts say phones need a 'bedtime mode' to fix our sleep

Smartphone displays might be getting brighter, but does that mean better (at least for our health)?

By M. Brian,   11.16.15
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11.11.15
Watch Philips and Rudimental meld smart lighting with music
11.11.15

Watch Philips and Rudimental meld smart lighting with music

Philips is convinced that music will get you buying Hue light bulbs.

By J. Fingas,   11.11.15
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10.26.15
Scientists made the blackest material ever
10.26.15

Scientists made the blackest material ever

None more black.

By M. Smith,   10.26.15
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