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Science. 2000 Dec 8;290(5498):1903-4.

COMPUTING: Screen Savers of the World Unite!

Abstract

Unused CPU time on desktop computers could be put to good use, if distributed computing succeeds in capturing people's imagination. In their Perspective, Shirts and Pande describe existing distributed computing projects and recent efforts to overcome parallelization problems. This vast underused resource could raise biological and other scientific computation to fundamentally new predictive levels.

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