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Happy 6th Birthday, World Community Grid!
16 Nov 2010   


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Happy Birthday World Community Grid!



World Community Grid is 6 years of age today and thanks to your participation, we're robust and growing and making a difference every day!!

Since last year, you've helped us accomplish the following:

Looking at the numbers:
The following statistical growth was accomplished. To see the current statistics click here.
  • Members: 43,000 new members registered
  • Devices: 230,000 new devices were registered
  • Computer Run Time: 110,000 years of computer run time were donated
  • Points: 100 Billion points were awarded
  • Research Results: 200 Million results were returned

    Active Research Projects:
    During the last 12 months, World Community Grid continued running the following research projects. Click on the project name to find out more about each project:
  • Help Cure Muscular Dystrophy - Phase 2
  • Help Fight Childhood Cancer
  • Help Conquer Cancer
  • Human Proteome Folding - Phase 2
  • FightAIDS@Home

    New Research Projects:
    During the last 12 months, World Community Grid launched the following research projects. Click on the project name to find out more about each project:
  • Discovering Dengue Drugs - Together - Phase 2
  • The Clean Energy Project - Phase 2
  • Computing For Clean Water

    Completed Research Projects:
    Here's some information about the completed research projects. Click on the project name to find out what the researchers are doing with the results:
  • Nutritious Rice for the World
  • Genome Comparison
  • Help Defeat Cancer

    Future project queue:
    Proposals for seven additional research projects have been received and are being reviewed at this time. Two research projects still in review were announced in a September 7, 2010 press release. The remainder of the projects in review will be announced at launch time.

    Additional accomplishments:
    The following is a list of additional accomplishments from the past twelve months:
  • Awarded the Asian CSR award
  • Deployed an enhanced Facebook application
  • Deployed significant performance improvements for the Help Conquer Cancer project
  • Highlighted in a Fast Company publication
  • Deployed Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese, and English language sync up
  • Issued press release for World Water Week
  • Sony VAIOs now have World Community Grid preloaded
  • Deployed BOINC 6.10
    More accomplishments are listed in the News & Updates section of the website.

    Thank you!!!
    All of these accomplishments are only possible because of your contribution! We sincerely thank you for your continued support.


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