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22 Sep 2017 – Plans for Future Development Discussed at BOINC Workshop 2017
A group of BOINC developers, project managers, researchers, and volunteers recently participated in a workshop where they exchanged information and ideas that will help set the direction for the future development of the BOINC open source project.  
  Tags: Behind the Scenes , Event or Milestone

23 Aug 2017 – The Bacteria Inside Us: Gaining a New Understanding of Human Disease
What if you could help researchers learn more about how the bacteria in and on our bodies play a role in diseases such as Type 1 diabetes? We're proud to announce our latest project, which will be the first of its kind, large-scale, comprehensive study of the human microbiome.  
  Tags: Event or Milestone

17 Aug 2017 – Help Stop TB Uncovers New Data on Mycolic Acids
The Help Stop TB project is turning out to be the most comprehensive study of mycolic acids ever undertaken, which will be of enormous value to all researchers who are interested in how these molecules protect bacteria. In this update, the researchers describe mycolic acid folds that have never been detailed before, and explain how they plan to continue their exploration of this new territory as the project continues.  
  Tags: Project Update

01 Aug 2017 – Potential New Treatments for Leishmaniasis Tested in Lab
The Drug Search for Leishmaniasis team has begun lab testing potential treatments for this serious—yet neglected—tropical disease. In this update, Dr. Carlos Muskus discusses the results of topical (on the skin) testing of four compounds.  
  Tags: Project Update

25 Jul 2017 – New Lab at Tsinghua University Created to Work on Computing for Clean Water Project Findings
Dr. Ming Ma, one of the original members of the Computing for Clean Water research team, has created his own lab at Tsinghua University. Dr. Ma and his team continue to analyze the data generated by the project. Learn more about their current work and plans for the future in this update.  
  Tags: Project Update

24 Jul 2017 – Planned Update to World Community Grid's Security Certificates
We will be updating our security certificates on Tuesday, July 25 at 19:00 UTC.  
  Tags: Behind the Scenes

17 Jul 2017 – Short Planned Outage for Tuesday, July 18
We will be performing some maintenance which will result in volunteers being temporarily unable to access the website or download new work at 14:00 UTC on Tuesday, July 18.  
  Tags: Behind the Scenes

10 Jul 2017 – Supercharging Environmental and Climate Change Research
IBM invites scientists to apply for grants of supercomputing power through World Community Grid, meteorological data from The Weather Company, and IBM Cloud storage to support their environmental and climate change research projects.  
  Tags: Event or Milestone

29 Jun 2017 – Help Cure Muscular Dystrophy Lead Researcher Releases Two New Open Data Tools
In this letter to volunteers, Dr. Alessandra Carbone, the principal investigator for the Help Cure Muscular Dystrophy project, announces the release of two new open access tools which can accelerate the work of researchers who investigate protein interactions.  
  Tags: Project Update

25 Jun 2017 – Unplanned Outage on Sunday, June 25 (RESOLVED)
We're experiencing an unplanned outage which initially affected our website as well as sending and receiving work units. Our tech team is working to fix the issue, and we will add updates to this article regularly.  
  Tags: Technical Issue

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