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28 Aug 2015 – Analyzing crystals to help fight cancer
Behind-the-scenes work continues on the Help Conquer Cancer project - the team is analyzing millions of protein crystallization images processed by World Community Grid volunteers, with the hope of finding patterns that will help researchers build better cancer screening tools.  
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15 Jun 2015 – In 10 years, 'crowdsourced computing' has changed the world; now it's tackling Ebola
An article in The Independent, one of the UK's most prominent daily newspapers, detailing the past 10 successful years of World Community Grid.  
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09 Mar 2015 – Top distributed computing projects still hard at work fighting the world's worst health issues
An article on ITWorld.com about the Outsmart Ebola Together project on World Community Grid.   
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15 Dec 2014 – New imaging tools accelerate cancer research
The Help Conquer Cancer research team at the Ontario Cancer Institute continues to analyze the millions of protein-crystallization images processed by World Community Grid volunteers, by building new classifiers based on a combination of Grid-processed image features, and deep features learned directly from image pixels. Improvements in image classification, along with new data provided by our collaborators increase possibilities for discovering useful and interesting patterns in protein crystallization.   
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09 Jul 2014 – Help Conquer Cancer project update
The research team expands to advance their analysis of the millions of protein-crystallization images processed by World Community Grid volunteers. This will help scientists understand how protein structure can lead to better cancer drug design.  
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05 Jun 2013 – A look back at the Help Conquer Cancer project: Webcast replay is now online
Dr. Igor Jurisica explained the outcome of the Help Conquer Cancer project, and detailed the real-world implications that these results can have for cancer research.  
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29 May 2013 – End of the Help Conquer Cancer project
Thanks to the generous contribution of computing power from our members, the Help Conquer Cancer project has concluded.  
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11 Apr 2013 – Help Conquer Cancer project updates
Project updates from the University of Toronto website   
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14 Nov 2012 – Help Conquer Cancer project updates
Project updates from the University of Toronto website  
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10 Oct 2012 – Launch of Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) capability for the Help Conquer Cancer Research Project
We are excited to announce the release of GPU processing capability for the Help Conquer Cancer project!  
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