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Ellie Violet Bramley

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3 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM

Urban light pollution: Why we're all living with permanent 'mini jet-lag'

Studies show that exposure to light after dusk is unnatural, and may be detrimental to health. Do we need 24/7 garages, supermarkets and TV – or should the city that never sleeps be put to bed?

New York, the city that never sleeps, is brightly lit through the night. Doctors say light exposure at night can cause changes to our physiology. - AFP