December 4, 2012

Farewell Fluorescent Bulbs?

David Unger, Christian Science Monitor


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Move over flickering, fluorescent tubes. There's a new bulb in town.

Scientists at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., have designed a durable, plastic light that offers an efficient, buzz-free alternative to the mass lighting deplored by cubicle workers around the globe.

“People often complain that fluorescent lights bother their eyes, and the hum from the fluorescent tubes irritates anyone sitting at a desk underneath them,” David Carroll, the lead scientist behind the light's development, said in a statement. “The new lights we have created can cure both of those...

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