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20 Sep 2016 – A Family's Experience with Neuroblastoma
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This month is special to us because of our successful Help Fight Childhood Cancer project, which helped researchers find several promising treatments for neuroblastoma, a deadly childhood cancer. In this article, a volunteer describes her family's experience after her young daughter was diagnosed with neuroblastoma.   
  Tags: Behind the Scenes

08 Sep 2016 – Researchers Publish Findings on Potential New Treatments for Leishmaniasis
The Drug Search for Leishmaniasis team recently published their findings in the Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design. Using World Community Grid's computing power, they have identified several drug compounds which may lead to improved treatments for this neglected and sometimes deadly disease.  
  Tags: Project Update , Research Paper

02 Sep 2016 – Volunteer from France Creates an International Team
When Thomas Dupont discovered World Community Grid, he decided not only to contribute his own computing power, but also to create a team of volunteers that welcomes members from all over the globe. Here is his story in his own words.  
  Tags: Behind the Scenes

26 Aug 2016 – Meet a World Community Grid Team Member: Erika Tuttle
Website testing, financial tracking, legal coordination, forum management...Erika Tuttle has a hand in almost every aspect of World Community Grid's operations. Learn more about this second-generation IBMer in our latest employee article.  
  Tags: Behind the Scenes

19 Aug 2016 – Data from Help Cure Muscular Dystrophy Project Used to Examine Protein Function
Dr. Alessandra Carbone, lead researcher for the Help Cure Muscular Dystrophy project, recently co-authored a paper that uses World Community Grid data to shed light on how proteins function and interact with each other.  
  Tags: Research Paper

11 Aug 2016 – 'Aha' Moments in Science
Researchers on nearly every World Community Grid project experience at least one major epiphany, or 'aha' moment. In this video, researcher Francois Grey describes two 'aha' moments that helped the Computing for Clean Water research team make their breakthrough discovery in filtration technology.  
  Tags: Behind the Scenes , Video

05 Aug 2016 – "I know the importance of clean water, and donating computer time is a no-brainer."
This World Community Grid volunteer in Canada is an engineer, mountain biker, and inventor.  
  Tags: Behind the Scenes

29 Jul 2016 – How the Human Proteome Folding Project Continues to Contribute to Science
Rich Bonneau, technical lead for the Human Proteome Folding project, recently spoke with us about how the project has contributed to advances in his work, as well as to advances in the understanding of the structure and function of proteins. This update includes a slide presentation and an audio recording of our interview as well as written excerpts.  
  Tags: Project Update

21 Jul 2016 – Help Stop TB Researchers Begin First Stages of Data Analysis
In Help Stop TB's first project update, researcher Athina Meletiou gives an overview of why this project is important and what the team is doing with the early data.  
  Tags: Project Update

18 Jul 2016 – Updates to World Community Grid Policies
We recently updated our Terms of Use, Privacy Statement, and Communication Guidelines. Learn more about these changes.  
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