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# blue light

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2022
# blue light
Research finds smartphone screen exposure may lead to earlier onset of puberty
Exposure to blue light from use of tablets and smartphones, may alter hormone levels in young children, scientists say.
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# Emergency
Coast Guard to lift blue light driving ban for volunteers as training rolled out
The ban had been put in place last month to “mitigate the risk” of this type of driving on public roads.
# preview 2017
Struggling to get a good night's sleep? Ditch those alarm apps for a start
Sleep hygiene is a priority for our tech-obsessed society in 2017.
# Thin Blue Fine
English driver fined for turning his car into an ambulance
Shaun Scandle had fitted lights and a siren to his car.
# sleep easy
iPhone users will soon have more reason to look at their screens at night
The next version of iOS will include a night mode which will reduce blue light on the screen and adjust it to a warmer temperature.
# 12 days of tech
Eyes getting sore from looking at a screen? Here's how to ease the pain
If you have to look at a screen regularly, you may as well make it easy on yourself.
# blue light
Did you stay up on your phone last night? It could be ruining your sleep and vision
Switch off before you nod off.
# Inventions
Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the "revolutionary" LED lamp
The LED has helped in the fight against global warming and also helps people in poverty.