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2010-10-18 08:00:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighting Science Group's (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG) high-performance PROLIFIC series LED street lights will soon line the streets of Salt Lake City, Utah.

2010-10-12 05:18:00

NORTHVALE, N.J., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- RAB announces a big upgrade to the LPACK product line, raising the bar of performance for Affordable Outdoor LED Lighting.

2010-09-21 08:00:00

DANVERS, Mass., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The first ever OSRAM SYLVANIA Commercial Lighting Survey, released today, revealed the priorities and experiences of over 350 facilities decision-makers and lighting designers across the education, healthcare, hospitality, office and retail sectors.

2010-09-20 22:47:54

When consumers visit garden centers in spring they will most likely buy flowering ornamental plants that are ready for their home gardens.

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2010-09-18 07:57:26

The increase of artificial night lighting is only one of the consequences of intense urbanization.

2010-09-16 18:01:18

In today's increasingly urbanized world, the lights in many places are always on, and according to a report published online on September 16 in of Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, that's having a real impact on the mating life of forest-breeding songbirds.

2010-09-02 12:15:13

A new study from the Center for Interdisciplinary Chronobiological Research at the University of Haifa has found an additional link between Light At Night (LAN) and cancer.

2010-08-12 08:00:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continuing to re-light the world with ultra-efficient LED lighting, Lighting Science Group's (LSCG.PK) high performance PROLIFIC series street lights now line the streets of Banyeres de Mariola Alicante, Spain.

2010-07-26 08:00:00

LAS VEGAS, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kendall Square Research, Inc. (Pink Sheets: KSQR) announces the potential of its new energy efficient street light. Most of the highways, roadways and alleyways nationwide use inefficient Metal Halide or mercury vapor style lights for illumination.


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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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