Tuberculosis Knows No BoundariesOne-third of the world's population harbors the tuberculosis bacterium, and the disease killed 1.5 million people in 2014, making it one of the world's deadliest diseases. You can help researchers learn more about this disease and how to overcome it.
Learn MoreContribute to this ProjectAIDS is constantly evolving. So are the tools to fight it.Since 2005, the volunteers behind FightAIDS@Home have helped scientists advance HIV research. The next phase of that effort is just beginning, and you can play a key role in helping the millions of people afflicted by this deadly virus.
Learn MoreContribute to this ProjectImproving access to clean water for millionsWith the help of World Community Grid volunteers, scientists have discovered a new phenomenon that could pave the way to more affordable, efficient water filters. Learn MoreBe part of the next discoveryPowering a cleaner futureWe've helped Harvard researchers discover over 35,000 materials with the potential to double carbon-based solar cell efficiency. Continue the search for the next generation of affordable solar energy materials.
Learn MoreContribute to this ProjectHelp improve the odds for cancer patientsEarly and accurate detection saves lives. Power the search for molecular markers that will help researchers detect cancer earlier and design more effective treatments.
Learn MoreContribute to this ProjectHelp make sense of a hidden worldOur volunteers are analyzing thousands of organisms to help scientists reveal the secrets and superpowers of the natural world. Help power the search for natural abilities that could help solve global issues like hunger, pollution and disease. Learn More
Contribute to this ProjectLet's outsmart Ebola togetherEbola is a deadly virus that kills up to 90% of infected victims. Finding an antiviral drug is essential to combating this significant global health threat. Donate your computing power to help scientists find the most promising drug leads to fight the Ebola virus.
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Tuberculosis (TB) kills nearly as many people each year as HIV. Our latest project, Help Stop TB, will study the molecular structure of the TB bacterium so scientists can create more effective treatments.