16 Nov 2010
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
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
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.
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.
All of these accomplishments are only possible because of your contribution! We sincerely thank you for your continued support.