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Xinhua Published: Jan. 13 (UTC+8), 14:55 Updated: Jan. 13 (UTC+8), 15:19 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-doctoral research here....

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...

Source: Xinhua|2021-09-26 20:42:55| Editor: huaxia LANZHOU, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers have found that microbial diversity is crucial for ecological balance and stability in arid and extreme arid regions, according to a recent research article published in the journal Nature Communications. The relative importance of plant and soil microbial diversity for ecosystem multifunctionality varies along environmental gradients. The researchers from the School of Life Sciences, Lanzhou Uni...

Last Updated: 2021-09-18 17:15 | CE.cn by Wang Xiaotong LANZHOU, Sep. 18 (China Economic Net) – “There is enormous potential for China and Pakistan to cooperate in energy, animal husbandry, cold water fish, agricultural machinery, etc. Comprehensive agricultural projects on a village or region scale will prolong industry chain and bring more benefits to Pakistani people,” Long Ruijun, Professor at School of Life Sciences, Lanzhou University, said in the latest interview with China Economic Net. ...

By MA JINGNA in Lanzhou and ZHAO RUIXUE | CHINA DAILY Updated:Sept 15, 2021 Han Lin (second from right) shows nurses how to handle an infusion at a hospital in Gansu province. CHINA DAILY An experienced Chinese nurse was honored last month by a society in the United States for the contributions she has made to the profession in Gansu province. Han Lin, who is currently director of the nursing department at Gansu Provincial Hospital, was named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing for her c...

Photo taken on May 26, 2021 shows Fang Xiangwen, leader of the research team at the State Key Laboratory of Grassland Agro-Ecosystems of Lanzhou University, explaining to researchers the growth of Caragana plants. (Xinhua/Zhang Wenjing) LANZHOU, June 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers have recently revealed why Caragana species, a genus of flowering plants, are widely distributed in deserts, semideserts and loesses with great drought tolerance. Researchers at the School of Life Sciences, Lanzhou ...

LANZHOU, July 24 (Xinhua) -- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 57-year-old Long Ruijun, a professor at Lanzhou University in northwest China's Gansu Province, turned to online lectures to help old friends in Pakistan fight energy and food shortages. Long used to routinely visit the country from 2016 to 2019 to share agricultural techniques and skills with experts and farmers there. "The landscape and climate in Gansu are similar to that in Pakistan, especially in the northern region," he said. "So t...

LANZHOU, July 19 (Xinhua) -- The global cryosphere shrank by around 87,000 square kilometers per year on average during the 1979-2016 period as a result of global warming, showed the latest study by Lanzhou University. The study highlights the importance of assessing the cryosphere as a whole, and provides a way to quantitatively estimate its overall changes, said Zhang Tingjun, a professor with the College of Earth and Environmental Sciences of Lanzhou University. It also pioneers the world in ...

Long Ruijun, a professor at Lanzhou University's School of Life Sciences, was a senior ecologist with the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) from 2016 to 2019. While working in Pakistan, he shared techniques used in China's Gansu Province in the fields of biomass energy, solar energy and sustainable agriculture development practices. According to Long, these techniques can be widely applied to agricultural practices in Pakistan and other countries which have long b...