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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 app from the Google Play Store or (for Kindle) the Amazon App Store.

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Top 100 volunteers · Statistics
Active: 458,062 volunteers, 943,975 computers.
24-hour average: 11.163 PetaFLOPS.
ERBrouwer is contributing 8,185 GFLOPS.
Country: Netherlands; Team: Dutch Power Cows
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WCG launches Zika drug search
IBM World Community Grid has launched an application that searches for drugs to combat the Zika virus. 24 May 2016, 20:09:43 UTC · Comment

Ageless: a decade of moderation
As of today, Jorden van der Elst (AKA Ageless) has been moderating the BOINC message boards for 10 years! He's maintained order on the boards and has conveyed important posts to BOINC developers. We at BOINC are profoundly grateful for his dedicated and excellent work. 28 Apr 2016, 18:27:06 UTC · Comment

New pulsar discoveries by Einstein@home
Check out two new papers about the discovery of unusual pulsars by Einstein@home. 18 Mar 2016, 21:22:56 UTC · Comment

CPDN paper in Nature Climate Change
CPDN recently published a paper about human influence on extreme weather events. The paper is summarized in an article in New Scientist. 1 Feb 2016, 23:09:46 UTC · Comment

WCG presentation at SXSW, March 13
IBM WCG will give a presentation "Clean Water Through Crowdsourcing and Nanotech" on March 13 at the SXSW event in Austin, TX. 30 Jan 2016, 0:50:49 UTC · Comment

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