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A tour through a center that tests CFLs, LEDs, and human health…

Phillip Torrone

Editor at large – Make magazine. Creative director – Adafruit Industries, contributing editor – Popular Science. Previously: Founded – Hack-a-Day, how-to editor – Engadget, Director of product development – Fallon Worldwide, Technology Director – Braincraft.



  1. says:

    They still don’t test for how quick human blood pressure is raised by CFLs that turn on slowly :)

    For example, a particular manufacturer may claim shortened turn-on times but without giving the actual value for comparison. Do laboratories like this one publish reviews to help customers?