Welcome to Help Medicine projects!

We are glad you have come to visit us! 

This page provides you with information about free-,open- medicine projects. If you enjoy science, especially medicine and/or want to contribute to it but don't know how... don't worry, we are here to help you. Please, read the information about projects below, decide which one seems more interesting to you, find the information how to participate in!

Feel free to ask us any question you want. You can do it on About Us.

Phylo project

We call this project Phylo - A Human Computing Framework for Comparative Genomics, but don't let the fancy name scare you; really, it's just an interactive game that lets you contribute to science. All you need is a keen eye and some spare time.

The Problem. Genetic sequences are difficult to understand and so to decipher their structure, we need to compare them to detect any similar regions they may have. Similar regions may indicate important elements of our genetic code. We have several genomes to align and we call this the multiple alignment problem.

Folding@home project

Folding@home is a distributed computing project -- people from throughout the world download and run software to band together to make one of the largest supercomputers in the world. Every computer takes the project closer to our goals. Folding@home uses novel computational methods coupled to distributed computing... Read more

EteRNA project

Welcome to EteRNA where you help scientists understand life at the cellular level. You play by designing RNAs, tiny molecules at the heart of every cell. If you win the weekly competition, your RNA is synthesized and scored by how well it folds. Read more...

GPUGRID.net project

GPUGRID.net is a novel distributed supercomputing infrastructure made of many NVIDIA graphics cards joined together to deliver high-performance all-atom biomolecular simulations. The molecular simulations performed by our volunteers are some of the most common types performed by scientists in the field, but they are also some of the most computationally demanding and usually require a supercomputer. Read more...

Foldit

Foldit is a revolutionary new computer game enabling you to contribute to important scientific research. This page describes the science behind Foldit and how your playing can help.

Proteins are found in all living things, including plants. Certain types of plants are grown and converted to biofuel, but the conversion process is not as fast and efficient as it could be. A critical step in...  Read more