of our bodies contains a unique microbiome that hosts as many as 30 trillion
bacteria. These bacteria play an important role in keeping us healthy, but some
of them do the opposite. In order to understand how the bacteria
in our bodies may help cause disease, a group of research institutions teamed up with IBM to study them—and you can help.
Just add your computer’s unused power to IBM’s
World Community Grid, a virtual supercomputer made from a network of
devices like the one you’re using now.