BOINC lets you help cutting-edge science research using your computer (Windows, Mac, Linux) or Android device. BOINC downloads scientific computing jobs to your computer and runs them invisibly in the background. It's easy and safe.
When you become a World Community Grid volunteer, you donate your device’s spare computing power to help scientists solve the world’s biggest problems in health and sustainability. World Community Grid turns your device into an explorer. You choose a research area, download a toolkit called BOINC and join the thousands of volunteers helping to chart the microscopic jungle.
Folding@home is a project focused on disease research. The problems we’re solving require so many computer calculations – and we need your help to find the cures! The Folding@home software allows you to share your unused computer power with us – so that we can research even more potential cures.
Crowdsourced evolving art! When these computers "sleep", the Electric Sheep comes on and the computers communicate with each other by the internet to share the work of creating morphing abstract animations known as "sheep".
DreamLab – a free app from Vodafone Foundation that enables thousands of people to help speed up vital cancer research while they sleep. Download the DreamLab app, choose a project to support, and each time your phone is plugged in, charged, and connected to the internet, you’ll be helping the fight against cancer.