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April 1, 2008
Welcome to the Monkey House
The Primates@Home Project is testing the reaction of primates to a disturbance in their accustomed environment.

February 9, 2008
Primates@Home Shakespear Project
The Primates@Home Shakespear Project will reward you for solving reCAPTCHA tasks with tasty treats in the form of bananas
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July 16, 2007 14:35 UTC
E-mail is working again
Outbound e-mail from the Primates@Home server was backed up from 11 July (last Wedensday) until 15 July (Sunday), but should now be working normally.
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June 8, 2007 13:47 UTC
Network outage
Primates@Home was unavailable last night for about 6 hours due to network problems.
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January 17, 2007 13:49 UTC
A Primates' Glossary
Primates@Home now introduces a new glossary, using the same software used to run the Wikipedia
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January 6, 2007 13:49 UTC
Server crash
The Primates@Home server crashed around 10:30PM EST on Jan 5th, and was brought up just before 9AM the next day. The cause of the crash is unknown.

December 15, 2006 17:22 UTC
Primates@Home upgraded to BOINC 5.7.5
The Primates@Home server software, including web pages, has been updated to BOINC version 5.7.5
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December 9, 2006 02:27 UTC
Team rankings
Primates@Home team rankings now have two new categories, total credit per member and average credit per member.
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December 6, 2006 14:16 UTC
BOINC on-line help
BOINC now has an on-line help system, which allows you to talk with a knowlegeable BOINC volunteer using Skype (text chat is also available)
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August 1, 2006 16:11 UTC
New forum features
Primates@Home has some new forum features which need testing. Please try them out.
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April 7, 2006 01:24 UTC
Spring forward
The Primates@Home web site and server software has been upgraded to BOINC 5.3.30. There may be some small problems as we adjust to some of the changes.
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February 2, 2006
Loose lips sink ships
As a part of our testing of modifications to the discussion forums, some of the forums have been closed to outsiders. You must be a member of the Primates troop to read or to post to those discussions.
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January 18, 2006
Network (DNS?) problems
There was a problem with our network connection today, apparently due to DNS issues. It seems to have been resolved.

January 15, 2006
Primates@Home offline briefly
The Primates@Home site was off-line for about 5 hours last night due to a brief power failure caused by high winds in the area. A corrupt database table which disabled the forums has been repaired. Please report further problems in the forums.

January 6, 2006
Primates@Home upgraded to BOINC 5.2.15
The Primates@Home site has been upgraded to use BOINC version 5.2.15. A lot of small things are not working yet, but we're working through fixing them as we find them.
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January 5, 2006
Primates@Home has a new mission
The Primates@Home project has returned, at least for a while, with a new mission. Primates@Home will be used to test out the idea of using the BOINC discussion forum code for a separate project called Interactions in Understanding the Universe. See the announcements forum for more details.
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