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Researchers from Lanzhou University, Shandong University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Microbiology worked together to conduct the study by analyzing the importance of the gut microbiota in human health and the problems faced by existing medicines....

Asfa Batool, a Pakistani postdoctoral fellow, does an experiment at a laboratory of the college of ecology in Lanzhou University in Lanzhou, northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 29, 2023. (Xinhua/Guo Gang) LANZHOU, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Asfa Batool, a Pakistani postdoctoral fellow at Lanzhou University in northwest China's Gansu Province, is conducting dryland agricultural research in China. Her aim is to leverage her knowledge and different technologies to increase the grain production in Pakis...

LANZHOU, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- China's National Tibetan Plateau Data Center (TPDC) has recently issued and shared a dataset of lake-catchment characteristics on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, announced Lanzhou University. A research team from the Center for the Pan-third Pole Environment of Lanzhou University conducted the dataset. It provides fundamental data for the study of lakes on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, said Liu Junzhi, professor at Lanzhou University and leader of the team. Lakes collect run...

( People's Daily Online )10:42, November 17, 2022 Driven by her deep love for outstanding traditional Chinese culture and a keen interest in Hanfu, the traditional clothing of China's Han ethnic group, a college girl in China has created more than 300 handmade hair accessories in the traditional Chinese style. Zhou Yutong poses for a photo in Hanfu, the traditional clothing of China's Han ethnic group. (People’s Daily Online/courtesy of Lanzhou University) It takes a lot of patience and skill to...

LANZHOU, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- Chinese scientists have proposed an innovative dating method for complex fluvial deposits, bringing a new perspective to the understanding of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau on various timescales, according to Lanzhou University. The new method helps understand the relationship between human settlement, climate change, and the frequency of flooding at long time scales, especially for that on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, said Li Guoqiang, a professor at the College of Earth a...

A torrent of knowledge

Research teams from Lanzhou are unlocking the mysteries of the Yellow River's past and trying to understand how to protect the mighty waterway and its environs in the future, report Li Yingxue in Beijing and Ma Jingna in Gansu province. The Yellow River, known in China as the "mother river", is the artery that pumped life into the earliest vestiges of Chinese civilization. As such, the waterway and its environs hold a special interest to historians and archaeologists, especially those looking to...

LANZHOU, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Probiotics from the Chinese traditional fermented food Jiangshui have been found capable of helping to treat hyperuricemia, a key biochemical basis of gout, according to Lanzhou University. A research team from the School of Life Sciences under Lanzhou University found that the fermentum GR-3 strain isolated from Jiangshui can degrade uric acid, said Li Xiangkai, the team leader and a professor with the university. As a popular traditional Chinese food, Jiangshui is ...

BEIJING, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers have found that the modern Yellow River began to form 1.25 million years ago, according to a paper published in the journal Science Bulletin. The research on the formation history of Yellow River and its driving mechanism can provide vital evidence to help us understand how the interaction between structure and climate shaped China's geographical environment pattern, said Wang Xin, a professor at Lanzhou University. He said that Sanmenxia, as the ...

A German scholar teaching at Lanzhou University, a renowned university in northwest China, aspires to become a cross-cultural ambassador who will help bridge different cultures. Produced by Xinhua Global Service https://xhnewsapi.xinhuaxmt.com/share/news_pc?id=713412927057920showType=3008version=3.0.2...

GLOBALink | Indian postdoctoral fellow works on life sciences in NW China's Gansu Xinhua Apurva Kakade, an Indian student, is now doing her post-doctoral research at Lanzhou University in northwest China's Gansu Province. She has studied at the university for nearly five years. With the supervisor's guidance, she has been engaged in research about how heavy metals affect the fish in the Yellow River. After getting her doctor's degree from Lanzhou University, Kakade is conducting her post-doctora...