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2009-08-04 12:32:07

Intel has teamed up with Facebook to offer a new application that uses idle PC processor power for research of social programs aimed at curing diseases and fighting climate change.

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2009-05-20 06:50:00

The world's largest and longest-running volunteer computing project, SETI@home, celebrates its tenth anniversary this month with 140,000 participants and 235,000 computers powering the search for intelligent signals from space.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.