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Phylo Flash game helps trace genetic disease: an overview of the new Phylo projectWired News UKDecember 1, 2010
Help Scientists Hunt for Exploding Stars; an overview of the Galaxy Zoo Supernovae projectWiredNovember 17, 2010
Galaxy Zoo Searches for Supernovae; an overview of the Galaxy Zoo Supernovae projectUniverse TodayNovember 11, 2010
EC funds grid computing project: The European Commission has announced that it will provide 25 million Euros of funding to a pan-European grid computing projectTHINQ.co.ukSeptember 15, 2010
Australian universities to leverage crowd power for new water filters; a short overview of World Community Grid's new Computing for Clean Water projectFluid HandlingSeptember 9, 2010
Computer theft solved thanks to BOINC; a stolen laptop running the WUProp@Home project was able to be tracked and recoveredSETI GermanySeptember 4, 2010
20 Quadrillion Muons--Muon1 hits milestone; the Distributed Particle Accelerator Design project recently hit an important milestonePolitics and P2PJuly 16, 2010
Crowdsourcing the search for aliens: The SETI Institute's Jill Tarter is looking for a few good filters; the SETI Institute is creating open-source software that anyone can contribute to to look for radio signals in data from the Allen Telescope Array in new and creative waysO'Reilly RadarJuly 12, 2010
Volunteer computing helps rescue oiled Gulf Coast wildlife; a temporary citizen science project allows people with iPhones to submit pictures and GPS coordinates of animals on the Gulf Coast who need to be rescued from the BP oil leakInternational Science Grid this WeekJuly 7, 2010
Launch of The Clean Energy Project - Phase 2; an overview of the second phase of World Community Grid's The Clean Energy ProjectWorld Community GridJune 28, 2010
NASA Needs You: 6 Ways to Help an Astronomer; an overview of six Distributed Human projectsWired MagazineJune 28, 2010
Astronomers Solve The Mystery of Hanny's Voorwerp; astronomers have classified a mysterious object discovered by a Galaxy Zoo participant in 2007Technology ReviewJune 24, 2010
7th-Graders Discover Mysterious Cave on Mars; students participating in the Mars Student Imaging Project discovered a cave or "skylight" in an image from the Mars Odyssey spacecraft. The project is open to U.S. students from grade 5 through college sophomore level.SPACE.comJune 21, 2010
IBM, Volunteers Help Locate Anti-Cancer DrugsCIOUpdate.comJune 17, 2010
Surplus PC Power Yields Faster Cancer Research: World Community Grid project automates tedious process to determine if protein samples are ready for x-ray examinationIBMJune 15, 2010
ViFiB wants you to host cloud computing at home: French startup ViFiB thinks it can find a niche somewhere between Amazon Web Services and SETI@homeNetwork WorldJune 14, 2010
How your PC can help science: Help save the world, one processor cycle at a timeTechRadar UKJune 13, 2010
Your computer at the service of science, exclusive interview to the director of seti@home and BOINC: David P. Andersonseti clJune 13, 2010
Can’t build? You can observe; an overview of "citizen science" projects and the new Science for Citizens website which tracks these projectsNashuaTelegraph.comJune 7, 2010
Higley schools pull space-search software from 5,000 computers; BOINC software allegedly installed by an IT person on thousands of school district computers was removed by the school district at an estimated cost of US$1 millionazcentral.comJune 6, 2010
A Better Rice for the World; an interview with Dr. Ram Samudrala, the head of World Community Grid's Nutritious Rice for the World projectAlexander Janssen's BlogMay 19, 2010
Take a Virtual Moonwalk for Science; a podcast about the new Moon Zoo projectScientific AmericanMay 13, 2010
Today's Fast Company Assignment: Do Cancer Research in Your Sleep; a short overview of World Community Grid and some of its projectsFast CompanyApril 28, 2010
Stardust@Home is a Time Waster with real astronomical significance; an overview of Stardust@HomeDownloadSquadApril 22, 2010
World Community Grid’s "Nutritious Rice for the World" project comes to an endthinkdigitApril 21, 2010
Quake-Catcher Network: Help Improve Earthquake Awareness and Science!; an overview of Quake Catcher NetworkGreenfudge.orgApril 21, 2010
WCG China projects; World Community Grid is looking for potential projects in ChinaGlobal TimesApril 20, 2010
End of Nutritious Rice for the World project; World Community Grid's Nutritious Rice for the World project ended successfully on April 6, 2010, generating 7 billion protein folding modelsWorld Community GridApril 13, 2010
SuperDonate Inc. Creates an Application to Earn Money for Charity; an overview of SuperDonateSmart Data CentersApril 8, 2010
How to Classify a Million Galaxies in Three Weeks; an overview of Galaxy ZooTIMEMarch 28, 2010
Fixing Reality with Online Games; an overview of EVOKEh+ MagazineMarch 24, 2010
Case Study: Einstein@OSG; Einstein@Home has been adapted to run on Open Science Grid, which is contributing at least 10% of the project's computing powerInternational Science Grid This WeekMarch 17, 2010
SuperDonate, Inc. Releases Software that Donates Unused Computing Power to Charity; an overview of the new SuperDonate charityPR-inside.comMarch 17, 2010
The lonely but hopeful search for life off earth; a review of SETI and SETI@Home's progressSignOnSanDiego.comMarch 15, 2010
Volunteer for 'White Hat Botnets'; an overview of distributed computing projectsInternet EvolutionMarch 15, 2010
By Your Accelerometers Combined, I Am Quake Catcher!; a short overview of the Quake Catcher NetworkGizmodoMarch 12, 2010
Laptops could be key to an earthquake early-warning system; an overview of the Quake Catcher NetworkLos Angeles TimesMarch 11, 2010
First Cosmic Dust May Have Been Discovered By Crowdsource Hero; Stardust@Home and participant Bruce Hudson may have discovered the project's first interstellar dust particleGizmodo AustraliaMarch 7, 2010
Distributed Computing Helps in AIDS FightmedGadgetMarch 3, 2010
Two Compounds Discovered That Pave the Way for New Class of AIDS Drug; two chemical compounds discovered by fightAIDS@home make possible a completely new type of AIDS-fighting drugsPR NewswireMarch 2, 2010
Rise of the Citizen Scientists; how distributed computing projects are enabling average people to be scientists and to contribute to scientfic researchThe TyeeMarch 2, 2010
MakerCulture: Dr. Everyman; an overview of Folding@home and other distributed computing projectsrabble.caFebruary 26, 2010
Virtualization - Key for LHC physics volunteer computing; an overview of the CernVM software appliance which will allow large-scale Linux-based physics simulation experiment software to use the BOINC computing platform and volunteer computing from Windows PCsInternational Science Grid this WeekFebruary 24, 2010
Are we missing E.T.'s call?; a review of SETI's progress over its 50-year historySingularity HubFebruary 22, 2010
Use Your Idle Computer Time to Save the World; an overview of World Community Grid's distributed computing projectsSingularity HubFebruary 22, 2010
FightAIDS@Home with your computer; a short overview of distributed computing projects and fightAIDS@homeChicago Now BlogsFebruary 19, 2010
Launch of Discovering Dengue Drugs - Together - Phase 2; phase 2 of World Community Grid's Discovering Dengue Drugs - Together project has begunWorld Community GridFebruary 17, 2010
You can help map the Milky Way galaxy; an overview of MilkyWay@homeiTWireFebruary 16, 2010
Six Cool Distributed Computing Projects; short and funny overviews of six distributed computing projectsUpRoxxFebruary 15, 2010
Distributed PC Network Helps Map Milky Way; a short overview of MilkyWay@homePC MagazineFebruary 12, 2010
Milky Way Map Produced by Home Computers; an overview of MilkyWay@homeSoftpediaFebruary 11, 2010
PCs around the world unite to map the Milky Way; an overview of MilkyWay@homePHYSORG.comFebruary 10, 2010
Majestic-12 search engine in funding boost from eBay entrepreneur; Majestic-12 will use new funding from an eBay company to add to its infrastructure and improve website crawling and indexing timesBirmingham PostFebruary 4, 2010
Scripps Research Scientists Find Two Compounds that Lay the Foundation for a New Class of AIDS Drug; fightAIDS@home has discovered a completely new type of AIDS-fighting drugsFrontier India Pharmaceutical NewsFebruary 3, 2010
IBM Enlists Mickey Mouse for Smarter Planet; IBM has installed a demonstration data center at Disney's EPCOT theme park. Spare computing power from the data center supports World Community Grid projectsIT Business EdgeJanuary 29, 2010
Find aliens with distributed computing; a short overview of distributed computing projects and SETI@HomeWeb UserJanuary 25, 2010
You Can Run Scientific Experiments in Your Own Home; an overview of various distributed computing projectsPlanetPOVJanuary 23, 2010
vSwarm: a Free Render Farm In the Cloud; a short overview of the new vSwarm projectVizworldJanuary 19, 2010
IBM: Suomen Syöpäyhdistys lahjoittaa palvelinaikaa syöpätutkimukselle World Community Grid -laskenta (IBM: The Finnish Cancer Society to donate a server to cancer research in the World Community Grid calculation). This article is written in Finnish (Suomeksi), but you can read an English translation of it.TIEKEJanuary 18, 2010
GSM encryption crack made public; an overview of GSM encryption cracking and the A5/1 Security ProjectLWN.netJanuary 6, 2010
One leg of GSM encryption cracked, cell industry unimpressed: A security researcher is in the process of building a table that will enable the cracking of GSM encryption, assuming that a parallel effort to crack its frequency hopping algorithm succeeds; an overview of the A5/1 Security ProjectArs TechnicaDecember 30, 2009
One leg of GSM encryption cracked, cell industry unimpressed; an overview of GSM encryption cracking and the A5/1 Security Projectars technicaDecember 29, 2009
Cooperación global (Global Cooperation); an overview of distributed computing projects. This article is written in Spanish, but you can read an English translation of it.La NacionDecember 28, 2009
Birmingham's Majestic-12 nipping at Google's heels; Majestic-12 is only the second search engine in the world to join the "webmap trillionaires club"--the first is Google.Birmingham PostDecember 18, 2009
Search for ET requires upgrade to 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches; SETI@Home is using the fastest Ethernet data networking switches available to process over one petabyte (1,000 Terabytes) of radio spectrum data every daySearchNetworking.comDecember 16, 2009
Scientists: Tweets after an earthquake could aid emergency workers; scientists may some day be able to mine crowdsourced data such as tweets to quickly identify earthquakes and other disastersYahoo Tech BlogsDecember 15, 2009
A Deluge of Data Shapes a New Era in Computing; computing is creating the "fourth paradigm" of science--computational science, in which scientific computation tools must evolve to manage a growing flood of observational dataNew York TimesDecember 14, 2009
Are we really alone?; a short history of the search for alien life and alien intelligenceThe NationalDecember 14, 2009
Air Force Taps PlayStation 3 for Research; the U.S. Air Force is testing PlayStation 3 clusters for distributed computing researchThe Industry StandardDecember 7, 2009
I see crime scenes; the IC-CRIME (Interdisciplinary Cyber-enabled Crime Reconstruction through Innovative Methodology and Engagement) project will use a crime scene capture device to allow online, distributed crime scene analysis and to create a database of crime scenes for future pattern analysis and training.International Science Grid this WeekDecember 2, 2009
Higley firing tied to alien-search software; a school district network administrator was fired for (among other things) running SETI@home on every school district computer without permissionazcentral.comNovember 30, 2009
Astronomers release galactic collision game: Astronomers have devised a game to help uncover the basis of galactic pile-ups; an overview of the new Galaxy Zoo Mergers projectBBC NewsNovember 25, 2009
Cloud to power research number-crunchingZDNet AsiaNovember 25, 2009
How you can help the LHC and 12 other ways to donate your PC's spare processing power; an overview of the BOINC computing platform and of 12 BOINC-based distributed computing projectsPC World AustraliaNovember 25, 2009
It’s a Zoo Out There: Galaxy Project Engages ‘Armchair Scientists’; an overview of the new Galaxy Zoo Mergers projectGeorge Mason University NewsNovember 24, 2009
CERN's LHC pioneers quantum leap in cloud computing; CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) project is influencing grid and cloud computing architecture and practicesComputer WeeklyNovember 23, 2009
Play the Galactic Slots; an overview of Galaxy Zoo's new Mergers projectMSNBC Cosmic LogNovember 23, 2009
Database details 2.7 million possible structures for molecular sieves; a private distributed computing project discovered almost 3 million possible zeolites, or molecular sieves which filter molecules of certain sizes. Before this project only 200 zeolites were known.nanowerkNovember 2, 2009
Computers Around the World Unite; an overview of distributed computing projects. This article is written in Chinese, but you can read an English translation of it.news.163.comNovember 1, 2009
Cloud Computing Not Hype But RealityNetwork ComputingNovember, 2009
La ciencia extiende su red de investigación con la computación voluntaria (Science extends its network of volunteer computing research); an overview of distributed computing projects. This article is written in Spanish, but you can read an English translation of it.Wall Street Journal OnlineOctober 29, 2009
Quake-Catcher Network seeks volunteers on campus to host seismic sensors; a scientist at Stanford University wants students on the campus to attach seismic sensors to their laptops to support the Quake Catcher NetworkStanford NewsOctober 27, 2009
La Universidad de Berkeley impulsa un superordenador de uso gratuito y universal (Berkeley University supercomputer launches a free and universal service); an overview of the BOINC computing platform's growing support in Spain and of Einstein@Home (this article is written in Spanish but you can view an English translation of it).elPeriódico.comOctober 23, 2009
Volunteering Computers for Science: Users Make Their Home PCs Available to Chase Medical Breakthroughs; a detailed overview of distributed computing projects, the BOINC computing platform, and Rosetta@HomeWall Street Journal OnlineOctober 20, 2009
Volunteers Donate Idle Computing Power for Biomedical Research; an overview of distributed computing projects and the BOINC computing platformiHealthBeatOctober 20, 2009
Record 12-Million-Digit Prime Number Nets $100,000 Prize; GIMPS has won a US$100,000 prize from the Electronic Frontier Foundation for its discovery, on August 23, 2008, of the first known primer number with more than 10 million digitsElectronic Frontier FoundationOctober 14, 2009
45th Mersenne prime revealed: GIMPS grabs $100,000 for discoveryThe RegisterOctober 14, 2009
Wirbicki Law Group Seeks to Change the World...One Computer at a Time; a law firm is encouraging other law firms to join it in participating in World Community Griddsnews.comOctober 13, 2009
UK Search Engine Takes on Google; Majestic-12 discovered its 1 trillionth unique URL on October 12, 2009. The only other organization to publicly announce it has discovered 1 trillion URLs is GooglePRWebOctober 12, 2009
Anthony Doesburg: Idle time put to work, all in the cause of science; an overview of distributed computing projects, citizen science and BOINCNew Zealand Herald NewsOctober 12, 2009
A new age for the oldest science; an overview of computational astronomyInternational Science Grid this WeekOctober 7, 2009
Compuware Buys Gomez For $295 Million In Cash; Gomez, the owner of the Gomez PEER project, will be owned by Compuware after November, 2009TechCrunchITOctober 7, 2009
Internet game that awards points for people spotting real crimes on CCTV is branded 'snooper's paradise'; an overview of a potentially controversial upcoming Distributed Human project/gameMail OnlineOctober 5, 2009
Your Screen Saver Could Help Create New Life; an overview of the upcoming EvoGrid projectPopular ScienceSeptember 29, 2009
Forget it Rhonda: Help, help me Einstein; "A group of summer students working on the Laser Interferometric Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO, project at the California Institute of Technology created a medley of songs on YouTube to explain their research."Symmetry MagazineSeptember 10, 2009
BOINC, software open source per il grid computing (BOINC, open source software for grid computing); an overview of BOINC. This article is written in Italian, but you can read an English translation of it.Programmazione.itSeptember 10, 2009
Link of the Week--Citizen Cyberspace; an update on the Citizen Cyberscience Center, a United Nations project to "provide scientists with an inexpensive form of distributed computing power that is complementary to grid technology--as seen in such processing-intensive problems as the LHC@home project or the 'Africa@home' project."International Science Grid this WeekSeptember 9, 2009
The "Discovering Dengue Drugs - Together" reaches phase 2; Discovering Dengue Drugs - Together completed Phase 1 on August 28, 2009, and is preparing for Phase 2thinkdigitAugust 28, 2009
New project uses distributed computing to break GSM crypto; an overview of the new A5/1 Security ProjectThe Tech HeraldAugust 28, 2009
Asian computers join forces against avian flu; the Avian Flu DC2 Refinement project, which was run in March, 2009 on the EUAsiaGrid, tested 300,000 potential drug molecules against eight new avian flu mutation targetsInternational Science Grid This WeekAugust 26, 2009
Web of hope; a short overview of BOINC and distributed computing volunteers in AustraliaWestern Weekender Penrith OnlineAugust 26, 2009
Cracking GSM phone crypto via distributed computing; an overview of a new, open-source, distributed computing project, A5/1, to crack the encryption used on GSM phones to publicize a weak encryption scheme that is already being exploitedCNET NewsAugust 25, 2009
Grid computing, the new commodity; the European GridEcon project has created a platform for buying and selling computing resources as a utilityICT ResultsAugust 24, 2009
Henry Markham (the Project Director of the Blue Brain project) Interview; an overview of the Blue Brain project to study the mammalian brain through simulation, and a possible upcoming distributed computing project, the "Adopt a Neuron Project"Next Big FutureAugust 24, 2009
Pupil hooks school up to search for aliens; an overview of a New Zealand high school student's successful project to set up his school's computers to participate in SETI@homeOtago Daily Times OnlineAugust 21, 2009
Grid helps to filter LIGO’s data; how the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) uses the LIGO Data Grid and Open Science Grid to look for evidence of gravitational waves in large amounts of dataInternational Science Grid This WeekAugust 19, 2009
SETI telescope array produces first science results; with only 42 of its planned 350 radio telescope dishes installed so far, the Allen Telescope Array (ATA) is generating useful science results even as it searches for alien radio signalsNew ScientistAugust 18, 2009
English Wikipedia hits three million articlesThe GuardianAugust 17, 2009
New heroes with a hard drive; a short overview of BOINC and distributed computing volunteers in AustraliaThe Sydney Morning HeraldAugust 16, 2009
Hunt for Supernovae With Galaxy ZooUniverse TodayAugust 13, 2009
Digsby Joins the Dark Side, Uses Your PC to Make Money; the Digsby social networking software application installs a distributed computing client on a user's computer by default, unless the user reads the application's terms of service and disables the client. Digsby may use the client to generate revenue to support development of the application.lifehackerAugust 13, 2009
Why it's time to ditch Digsby; the Download.com editorial team decided to lower the ratings score for the Digsby social networking software application because it did not address its users' concerns about "stealthily" installing a distributed computing client on a user's computer when the user install's Digsby's applicationDownload.comAugust 13, 2009
BOINC gets social with FacebookInternational Science Grid This WeekAugust 12, 2009
World Community Grid...; a short overview of World Community Gridexaminer.comAugust 8, 2009
Intel Facebook App Taps Idle PCs For Research: The Progress Through Processors app lets users donate idle PC hours to help work on cures for diseases, climate prediction, and malaria controlInformationWeekAugust 7, 2009
Rosetta@Home Stands to Gain Compute Power from Intel's New Facebook-based AppGenomeWebAugust 7, 2009
Can Intel cure cancer with progress through processors?ITWireAugust 6, 2009
Your Mom’s Facebook Status: I’m Crunching Climate Data!; Intel and Grid Republic have created a Progress Through Processors application for Facebook to allow Facebook users to contribute to BOINC-based projectsWired MagazineAugust 5, 2009
Donate Your Computer's Idle Time To a Good Cause On Facebook; a short overview of the new Progress Through Processors application for FacebookPopular ScienceAugust 5, 2009
Facebook app lets Intel PCs donate processor power; an overview of the Progress Through Processors application for FacebookCNET NewsAugust 3, 2009
People's astronomy; a great overview of current distributed computing and "citizen science" astronomy projectsIET Knowledge NetworkJuly 6, 2009
47th Mersenne Prime Confirmed; GIMPS confirmed on June 12, 2009, that it discovered the 47th known Mersenne prime, 2^42,643,801 - 1 (12.8 million digits)Slashdot ScienceJune 13, 2009
How Your Computer Can Benefit All of Mankind; an overview of the BOINC computing platformdish MagazineJune, 2009
IBM and Medical Researchers Launch Effort To Find Flu Drug Treatments; an overview of World Community Grid's new Influenza Antiviral Drug Research projectIT News OnlineMay 5, 2009
Extraterrestrials, Computers, and Open Source; notes from a talk by Jill Tarter of The SETI Institue about how SETI uses, and plans to use, technology in its search for alien intelligencePCMag.com BlogsMay 4, 2009
SETI@home completes a decade of ET search; a summary of SETI@home's progress in the ten years since it beganPHYSORG.comMay 1, 2009
A decade of helping in the hunt for alien life; a summary of SETI@home's first ten yearssiliconrepublic.comApril 30, 2009
Save the World with your PC: Distributed Computing at Home; an overview of distributed computing projects, BOINC, and how to participateWhen I Have TimeApril 24, 2009
National Science Foundation Awards Millions to Fourteen Universities for Cloud Computing ResearchNational Science Foundation NewsApril 23, 2009
Mining For The 'Prime' Jewels Of Numbers; an overview of distributed computing projects searching for prime numbers, and of GIMPS in particularNational Public RadioApril 10, 2009
IBM grid computing aids cancer research; an overview of World Community Grid's new Help Fight Childhood Cancer projectSilicon RepublicMarch 25, 2009
New Einstein@Home Effort Launched Home Computers to Search Arecibo Data for New Pulsars; Einstein@Home will search data from the Arecibo radio telescope to find binary systems consisting of a spinning neutron star orbiting another neutron star or a black hole. The project can detect pulsars in binary systems with orbital periods as short as 11 minutes, 5 times shorter than it was previously possible to detect.SpaceRefMarch 24, 2009
Folding@home now the world’s most powerful supercomputerCustom PCFebruary 24, 2009
New ATI Catalyst 9.2 goes live; ATI (now AMD)'s new version 9.2 Catalyst driver provides multi-GPU support for Folding@homeFudzillaFebruary 22, 2009
Zweite Runde gestartet: (Second Round Started); an overview of the new features of Galaxy Zoo 2.0. This article is written in German, but you can read an English translation of it.gulliFebruary 20, 2009
Help create an earthbound sun; an overview of the Ibercivis project's efforts to help design ITER, "a joint international research and development project that aims to demonstrate the scientific and technical feasibility of fusion power"International Science Grid This WeekFebruary 18, 2009
Neues Futter für Hobby-Astronomen: (New fodder for hobby astronomers); an overview of Galaxy Zoo 2.0. This article is written in German, but you can read an English translation of it.Spiegel OnlineFebruary 17, 2009
Crunching the Data for the Tree of Life; maintaining, searching and visualizing the "tree" model of evolution for all species requires more computing power and advanced computing techniquesThe New York TimesFebruary 10, 2009
Scientists proposed the solution of Fermi's paradox; scientists have proposed a solution to Fermi's paradox and predicted that over 200 civilizations capable of sending radio signals could exist in the Milky Way galaxy. This article is written in Russian, but you can read an English translation of it.Data ManagerFebruary 2, 2009
How to build a powerful distributed computerTechRadar UKFebruary 1, 2009
Extremadurathome: colaboración ciudadana en proyectos científicos (Extremadurathome: citizen collaboration in scientific projects): An overview of the new Extremadurathome computing platform/portal. This article is written in Spanish, but you can read an English translation of it.barrapunto.comJanuary 30, 2009
Eficientan celdas solares (Efficient Solar Cells): Mexican scientists help Harvard develop organic solar cell materials for clean energy. An overview of World Community Grid's The Clean Energy Project. This article is written in Spanish, but you can read an English translation of it.El ManañaJanuary 24, 2009
Green it!; a short overview of climateprediction.netThe University Daily KansanJanuary 22, 2009
Parabon Computation puts idle processing power to work; an overview of Parabon Computation, which owns the Compute Against Cancer projectTechJournal SouthJanuary 21, 2009
Perspectives on advancements in distributed computingInternational Science Grid This WeekJanuary 21, 2009
Hardcore gaming enthusiasts in bio project; an ovewrview of Folding@home's success with the Sony PlayStation 3 architectureThe HinduJanuary 18, 2009
INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF ASTRONOMY: Astronomy Hits the Big Time; (subscription required); Galaxy Zoo is making important new contributions to astronomyScience MagazineJanuary 16, 2009
A galaxy of helpful people: An Oxford scientist has harnessed the power of the web to create a massive citizen-science project that is truly collaborative; an overview of Galaxy ZooThe GuardianJanuary 15, 2009
Help Mankind by Folding@Home; a short overview of Folding@homePrasys' BlogJanuary 11, 2009
Celle solari più efficienti e meno costose anche grazie al tuo PC! (More efficient and less expensive solar cells also thanks to your PC!); an overview of World Community Grid's The Clean Energy Project. This article is written in Italian, but you can read an English translation of it.Data ManagerJanuary 9, 2009
La inteligencia colectiva se pone al servicio de la ciencia a través de Internet (Collective intelligence is put to the service of science through Internet); an overview of Foldit. This article is written in Spanish, but you can read an English translation of it.El PaísJanuary 8, 2009
Nvidia CUDA acelera la investigación científica (Nvidia CUDA accelerates the scientific research); an overview of some BOINC projects using NVIDIA CUDA GPUs to speed up research. This article is written in Spanish, but you can read an English translation of it.Diario Tecnologías de la InformaciónJanuary 7, 2009
Divide and conquer: distributed graphics rendering; Purdue University has created a Distributed Rendering Environment which uses idle time on more than 20,000 CPUs at the university to render graphics for Purdue's students' projectsInternational Science Grid this WeekJanuary 7, 2009
The Universe Today Top 10 Scientific Endeavours of 2008; Galaxy Zoo was voted one of Universe Today's top 10 scientific research projects of 2008Universe TodayJanuary 2, 2009
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