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Use the idle time on your computer (Windows, Mac, Linux, or Android) to cure diseases, study global warming, discover pulsars, and do many other types of scientific research. It's safe, secure, and easy:

  1. Choose projects
  2. Download BOINC software
  3. Enter an email address and password.

Or, if you run several projects, try an account manager such as GridRepublic or BAM!.

For Android devices, download the BOINC or HTC Power To Give app from the Google Play Store.

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Computing power
Top 100 volunteers · Statistics
Active: 228,787 volunteers, 702,750 computers.
24-hour average: 8.335 PetaFLOPS.
EXT64 is contributing 9,253 GFLOPS.
Country: United States; Team: [H]ard|OCP
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SAT@home papers
The SAT@home project has published two papers about solving cryptanalysis problems for stream ciphers. 21 Nov 2014, 9:18:46 UTC · Comment

XTC entry video
A group created this video about their entry in the Extreme Tech Challenge competition:
18 Nov 2014, 9:10:31 UTC · Comment

Crowdfunding campaign from Ibercivis
The Ibercivis Foundation, from Spain, is conducting a crowdfunding campaign to fund the porting of a new biomedical application to their BOINC-based platform. 12 Nov 2014, 0:57:34 UTC · Comment

BOINC 7.4.26/.27 released to the public
A new version of BOINC is ready for public use. You can download it here. See the release notes and version history for details. 11 Nov 2014, 20:58:21 UTC · Comment

BOINC Workshop proceedings
The 10th BOINC Workshop was held recently. Slides from many of the talks are available. 15 Oct 2014, 19:16:08 UTC · Comment

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