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14 Oct 2015 – Analyzing a wealth of data about the natural world
The Uncovering Genome Mysteries project has already amassed data on over 200 million proteins, with the goal of understanding the common features of life everywhere on earth. There are tens of millions of calculations still to run, but the team is also making preparations for analysis and eventual publication of the data.  
  Tags: Project Update

14 Oct 2015 – Next-Level Screening: Predicting Material Properties
A new paper from the Clean Energy Project team reveals that they can now use multi-layer artificial neural networks to predict the electrical properties of novel molecules without actually simulating the entire molecule. This advance was made possible by the enormous number of simulations done for the Clean Energy Project, and promises to enable screening of many more molecules than the team was able to address in their previous work.  
  Tags: Research Paper

06 Oct 2015 – Finding new avenues to attack Ebola
Efforts to simulate matches between candidate compounds and one key Ebola virus protein are largely complete. Simulations of matches against another, newly discovered target protein are beginning now. Even as simulation work continues, the team is beginning to analyze these results and home in on compounds that could form the basis for effective new drugs against Ebola and other related diseases. Thanks to your help, and a new grant, the work is proceeding well.   
  Tags: Project Update

30 Sep 2015 – Pioneering new techniques in the fight against HIV
The team behind FightAIDS@Home is launching Phase 2 of the project, putting to use a more accurate simulation tool to help them determine which of the Phase 1 results merit further investigation. Phase 2 will also be applying this analysis technique at an unprecedented scale, which if proven successful, can benefit medical research not only for HIV but many other diseases as well.   
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18 Sep 2015 – System Updates: Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 03:00:00 UTC [ Completed ]
System updates will be performed Sunday, September 20th. [ Completed ]  
  Tags: Technical Issue

02 Sep 2015 – Summer is a great time to focus on solar energy
A busy summer has led to several advances in the Clean Energy Project: new team members, new database search functionality, new publications and (hopefully) new funding!   
  Tags: Project Update

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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19 Aug 2015 –  One step closer to identifying lung cancer biomarkers
Although work continues, enough data has already been processed to let the Mapping Cancer Markers team begin identifying high-scoring signatures and associating them with particular lung cancer biomarkers. The ultimate goal is to find signatures that distinguish many types of cancer, giving physicians and researchers another tool to improve detection, treatment and patient outcomes.  
  Tags: Project Update

17 Aug 2015 – Help World Community Grid make it onstage at SXSW 2016
World Community Grid is competing for a chance to present at the SXSW Interactive 2016 conference and we need your help to get there! Vote today to help us tell this influential crowd how we’re using crowdsourced computing, donated by you, to take on critical humanitarian challenges, such as improving access to clean water.   
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08 Aug 2015 – Firmware upgrade: Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 01:00 UTC [ Completed ]
A firmware upgrade will be performed on Saturday, August 8th. [ Completed @ 0830 ]   
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