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Solar device brings natural light to workers
Canadian invention spells challenge to fluorescent lights, often seen as brunt of artificial working environments.
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2012 09:25

Fluorescent lights are often seen as the brunt of an artificial working environment, but office workers around the world could soon have sunnier dispositions.
 
Harnessing the power of the sun, Canadian researchers are linking solar panels to a new device that shines natural light indoors.

Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from Vancouver. 

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