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Old 03-25-2015, 10:04 AM   #1
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Mining for a Cure: Gridcoin

Gridcoin-Research
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Why mine when you can research?

Gridcoin is a new peer-to-peer cryptocurrency (like Bitcoin) that uses distributed computing (BOINC) to benefit humanity by advancing the progress of medicine, biology, climatology, mathematics, astrophysics, and more. Unlike wasteful POW cryptocurrencies, the aim of the Gridcoin project is to shift computing power entirely towards BOINC projects, leaving POW in the dust.

Proof-of-Work algorithms (Bitcoin) have been criticized for wasting energy on meaningless equations in the mining process and for centralizing transaction processing by encouraging a specialized hardware arms race. Gridcoin introduces a Proof-of-Research algorithm that gives computers something productive to do. Instead of racing to solve meaningless equations, Gridcoin miners Researchers work on problems such as finding cures to diseases, mapping genomes, or climate studies, and are compensated for the work they do.

NEWS ARTICLES ON GRIDCOIN:

http://www.coinssource.com/mining-cu...ions-analysis/
http://cointelegraph.com/news/111639...chain_for_good
https://www.cryptocoinsnews.com/mine-citizen-science/
https://bitcoinmagazine.com/15422/mine-cure/
http://crypt.la/2014/02/23/exclusive...ion-in-mining/
http://bitcoinist.net/gridcoin-pow-for-boinc/
http://bitcoinblog.de/2014/10/20/der...ndet-sich-neu/
http://www.btcfeed.net/news/gridcoin...ted-computing/
http://btc-thailand.com/gridcoin-2-0-teaser-509/
http://razorsforex.blogspot.com/2013...cientific.html
http://techazoidnews.com/gridcoins-a...e-of-currency/


Real world results

World Community Grid
http://www.youtube.com/embed/eKVtC7rJ438?wmode=opaque
World Community Grid distributes millions of small data-based computer-based experiments to thousands of volunteers' devices. It gathers the results and sends them back to researchers, who interrogate the data for patterns, getting them closer to those world-changing results - faster. Since it began, volunteers have helped scientists to complete thousands of years' work in a few short years. World Community Grid has enabled scientific breakthroughs in cancer treatment and solar energy research. Our research partners have published over 35 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journal based on research conducted on World Community Grid, advancing knowledge in health, poverty and sustainability.

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Determining the 3-dimensional shapes of proteins in research that may ultimately lead to finding cures for some major human diseases. By running the Rosetta program on your computer while you don't need it you will help us speed up and extend our research in ways we couldn't possibly attempt without your help. You will also be helping our efforts at designing new proteins to fight diseases such as HIV, Malaria, Cancer, and Alzheimer's. View disease related work: http://boinc.bakerlab.org/rosetta/ra..._relevance.php

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The project intends to study how protein structure determines protein function, predict a protein's structure from its amino acid sequence, investigate how proteins interact with each other and understand how malfunctioning proteins can cause sickness. The resulting knowledge can then be used in the development of medical treatments.

30+ more projects covering areas of Science, Technology, Mathematics, Materials, Space Exploration and much, much more!


New official website ------> http://www.gridcoin.us




Tutorials:
***Note: If you are setting the wallet up to mine research setup BOINC first***
Windows: http://wiki.gridcoin.us/Mining_setup
Linux: http://wiki.gridcoin.us/Linux_guide
OSX: http://wiki.gridcoin.us/OS_X_Guide

BOINC Resources:
BOINC Account Manager (BAM) setup guide: http://boincstats.com/en/bam/
Network RAC Report & Active Whitelist: http://gridresearchcorp.com/gridcoin/?whitelist
Project hardware & software compatibility: http://wiki.gridcoin.us/Current_BOINC_Whitelist

Exchanges:
C-Cex: https://c-cex.com/?p=grc-btc
Bittrex: https://bittrex.com/Market/Index?MarketName=BTC-GRC


Forums/social media:
Official Forum: https://cryptocointalk.com/forum/464-gridcoin-grc/
BCT Thread: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=324118.0
Twitter: https://twitter.com/GridcoinNetwork
Reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/gridcoin
Reddit (ru): http://www.reddit.com/r/russiangridcoin
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gridcoins
IRC: #gridcoin on Freenode or https://kiwiirc.com/client/irc.freen...6667/#gridcoin
Stumble Upon: http://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/...erest/gridcoin
Gridcoin in Germany: http://grcnation.com/
Gridcoin Getting Started: http://uscore.net


Charts/Analytics
Team Gridcoin BOINC Stats: http://boincstats.com/en/stats/-1/te...94994/overview
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