Your Car Could Soon Have Covid-Zapping Lighting Technology
December, 3, 2020
Renault is also taking a novel approach by partnering with Israeli lighting company Juganu to develop a unique Covid-zapping lighting system. The collaboration was formed after Juganu won Renault's Licence to Clean Hackathon hosted between August and October 2020 seeking new sanitization solutions from startup companies across Europe, Turkey, Russia, Israel, and India to prevent the spread of pathogens in cars.
Ultraviolet light can make indoor spaces safer during the pandemic – if it’s used the right way
Sept 9, 2020
A new weapon in the fight against superbugs | David Brenner
Sept 14, 2020
Since the widespread use of antibiotics began in the 1940s, we've tried to develop new drugs faster than bacteria can evolve -- but this strategy isn't working. Drug-resistant bacteria known as superbugs killed nearly 700,000 people on 2016, and by 2050 that number could be 10 million -- more than cancer kills each year. Can physics help? In a talk from the frontiers of science, radiation scientist David Brenner shares his work studying a potentially life-saving weapon: a wavelength of ultraviolet light known as far-UVC, which can kill superbugs safely, without penetrating our skin. Followed by a Q&A with TED Curator Chris Anderson. Jan 18, 2018
Are the flashing lights near your Broward school not working? Here’s why
October 12, 2020
The Broward Teachers Union is worried that people could be less aware they are driving in school zones this week while students are arriving at or being dismissed from school because Broward County Public Schools procrastinated in telling cities and municipalities to activate the flashing lights system in school zones.
Juganu brings light to end of tunnel
The Jerusalem Post
November 12, 2020
Juganu is an Israeli start-up that transforms public spaces into safe environments through innovative light technology, and enables “healthier, safer brighter lives.”
BART tests more robust solutions to reduce COVID-19 risk in cars
Nov 2, 2020
BART is testing more robust air filters and ultraviolet light rods in its train cars in an effort to improve rider safety and reduce the risk of the novel coronavirus spreading, the agency said this week.
The air in BART's train cars is currently replaced around every 70 seconds. The agency is now in the middle of the pilot program to replace the air filters in its cars with filters that are capable of trapping smaller particles.