Wednesday, May 04, 2005

The World Community Grid gets it's 100,000th contributor

The World Community Grid, a network of volunteer computers connected together in a grid system to solve scientific problems, has reached a milestone today by surpassing its 100,000th contributor. In other news, Marist College has signed on as the project's first university partner.

World Community Grid's mission is to provide the necessary computing muscle to complete humanitarian projects.
the World Community Grid dedicated its resources to identify proteins in the Human Proteome to gain a better understanding of what causes and what can potentially cure diseases like malaria and tuberculosis.

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