Year - 2016 Blog

Spinning Solar Cones Generate 20 Times More Power

Spinning solar cones generate 20 times more power than traditional solar panels

V3Solar's Spin Cell, developed through collaboration with industrial design team Nectar Design, is capable of generating 20 times more power than regular (aka - flat) photovoltaic (PV) cells, according to Inhabitat. Unlike traditonal solar panels, the Spin Cell is cone shaped and it spins, so it is capable of maximizing the sun's rays at all points.

High School Students Produce Daraprim for Just $2

High School Students Produce Daraprim for Just $2

Although already on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, Daraprim became even more famous last year when pharmeceutical CEO Martin Shkreli raised the price per pill last year by 5,000%. Daraprim is used to fight the parasitic disease toxoplasmosis, which is potentially life-threatening for people with weakened immune systems, such as those with AIDS or cancer. What once cost users $13.50 per pill now costs $750.