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26 Apr 2016 – Webby Awards, Here We Come!
Thanks to votes from thousands of volunteers and supporters, World Community Grid is the winner of The Webby People's Voice Award in the Corporate Social Responsibility category!  
  Tags: Award

21 Apr 2016 – Mapping Cancer Markers Now Examining Ovarian Cancer
The Mapping Cancer Markers project now includes markers for the most common form of ovarian cancer, with a goal to understand the how this disease progresses from early-stage to late-stage.  
  Tags: Event or Milestone

19 Apr 2016 – "Donating my unused computing power can contribute to the public good."
A World Community Grid volunteer tells us why he donates his unused computing power to research and how he recruits new volunteers.  
  Tags: Behind the Scenes

12 Apr 2016 – Uncovering Genome Mysteries Hopes to Shed Light on Zika and Other Viruses
Uncovering Genome Mysteries is analyzing protein sequences from Zika and related viruses in order to help scientists better understand them. Dr. Wim Degrave, who is deeply involved in Brazil's response to the Zika crisis, gave us this update to describe how these analyses fit into the larger work of Uncovering Genome Mysteries, and how the project could help scientists develop new tools to diagnose and treat Zika virus and similar diseases.  
  Tags: Project Update

07 Apr 2016 – World Community Grid Needs Your Vote to Win a Webby Award!
We're excited to announce that World Community Grid has been nominated for a Webby People's Voice Award, often called "the Oscars of the internet." Being nominated is an honor, but we need your vote to win.  
  Tags: Award , Event or Milestone

06 Apr 2016 – Site outage for Sunday April 10th - Completed
We will be performing some maintenance which will result in volunteers being temporarily unable to access the website or download new work at 01:00 UTC on Sunday, April 10th. - Completed  
  Tags: Technical Issue

05 Apr 2016 – Maintenance Notice for Wednesday, April 6
We will be performing some maintenance which will result in volunteers being temporarily unable to upload work unit results for about 30 minutes, starting at 19:00 UTC.  
  Tags: Technical Issue

24 Mar 2016 – Researchers Partner with World Community Grid to Help Stop a Leading Killer
Tuberculosis is one of the world's most prevalent and deadly infectious diseases. Researchers from the University of Nottingham, UK, have partnered with World Community Grid to take a close look at the bacterium that causes tuberculosis, so that scientists can develop more effective treatments.   
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21 Mar 2016 – Approximately 200 million virtual dockings and Counting: An Update on Outsmart Ebola Together
In this project update, Dr. Erica Ollman Sapphire covers many fronts on the fight against Ebola, from the long-term effects of the disease on survivors, to her team's continued experiments using World Community Grid and their work with other Ebola researchers.  
  Tags: Project Update

11 Mar 2016 – Behind the Scenes: Designing a New Way to Explain World Community Grid
Ben Weiner interned at IBM in the summer of 2015 and was assigned to work with World Community Grid. He and his co-interns delved deeply into one of our long-standing issues: how can we attract more volunteers? Here's Ben's account of his experience, as told to World Community Grid program manager Juan Hindo.  
  Tags: Behind the Scenes

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