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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!.

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Top 100 volunteers · Statistics
Active: 232,137 volunteers, 479,074 computers.
24-hour average: 8.471 PetaFLOPS.
Potoo&Defo is contributing 12,127 GFLOPS.
Country: Czech Republic; Team: Czech National Team
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FightMalaria@Home relaunched
The FightMalaria@Home project from University College Dublin has been relaunched as FightNeglectedDiseases@Home. 17 Dec 2014, 19:04:30 UTC · Comment

BOINC:FAST conference Sept. 2015 in Russia
The Second International Conference “BOINC-based High-performance computing: Fundamental and Applied Science for Technology” will be held at the Institute of Applied Mathematical Research (Karelian Research Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences), Petrozavodsk, Russia, September 14-18, 2015. 10 Dec 2014, 1:20:35 UTC · Comment

AP story on WCG Ebola application
The Associated Press released a story about IBM World Community Grid's Ebola-related research. 5 Dec 2014, 23:44:51 UTC · Comment

BOINC is Editor's Choice at Komputer Swiat
BOINC was named an Editor's Choice at the Polish technology web site Komputer Swiat. 2 Dec 2014, 0:12:04 UTC · Comment

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

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