No Vaccine, No Cure In these uncertain times we, like many of us, have asked ourselves what we can do to help
The BOINC project is the best-known and most advanced Volunteer Computing program out there. It is a non-profit distributed computing initiative from University of California, Berkeley, supported by the National Science Foundation. BOINC software makes it possible to contribute your compute power to cutting-edge science projects, such as studies on cancer research, diseases, global warming and many other types of scientific research.
As a World Community Grid volunteer, you download a secure software program to your computer. And when your computer is not using its full computing power, it will automatically run a simulated experiment in the background which will help predict the effectiveness of a particular chemical compound as a possible treatment for COVID-19.Then, your computer contacts the World Community Grid server to let it know that it has completed the simulation, which is automatically and securely sent back