Task may refer to:
Task (project management), an activity that needs to be accomplished within a defined period of time or by a deadline
Task (computing), in computing, a program execution context
TASK party, a series of improvisational participatory art-related events organized by artist Oliver Herring
As the world's drug habit shows, governments are failing in their quest to monitor every London window-box and Andean hillside for banned plants. But even that Sisyphean task looks easy next to the fight against synthetic drugs. No sooner has a drug been blacklisted than chemists adjust their recipe and start churning out a subtly different one.
Irregular bedtimes may disrupt healthy brain development in young children, according to a study of intelligence and sleeping habits.  ¶ Going to bed at a different time each night affected girls more than boys, but both fared worse on mental tasks than children who had a set bedtime, researchers found.