LZU in the News

Source: Xinhua|2021-02-16 23:48:23|Editor: huaxia LANZHOU, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- Lanzhou University, located in northwest China's Gansu Province, is making use of its research on biomass energy and sustainable agriculture to help Pakistan solve its energy problems. As a traditional agricultural nation, Pakistan is abundant with biomass resources, but it has long been plagued by a shortage of energy supply. "Many locals in remote mountainous areas still use logs to obtain energy, which is highly de...

Archaeologists take samples from layers of ancient sediment in Baishiya Cave in Xiahe county, Gansu province. [Photo byZhang Dongju/For China Daily] New DNA findings support evidence that a group of extinct, ancient relatives of modern humans continuously occupied a karst cave in Gansu province tens of thousands of years ago, a finding that could have an important effect on the story of early human development. The new DNA evidence came from layers of sediment in the Baishiya Cave in Xiahe count...

BEIJING, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Researchers have demonstrated that some present-day low latitude tropical wildlife species lived on the high-altitude northeastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau 5,200 years ago. Wild bovids used to be important prey on the plateau, where hunting was a major subsistence strategy until the late Neolithic period. Researchers from Lanzhou University, the Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Gansu Provincial Institute of Cultural Rel...

Xie, 28, is from Lanzhou.[Photo provided to China Daily] Xie Yanting is a familiar and much-respected figure to people in Lanzhou University. He has been on the campus as an auditor for nine years. Xie, 28, is from Lanzhou. He was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when he was a baby. The disease robbed him of many physical functions but it did not damage his mind. He is fully engaged with his doctoral studies at the university. Xie still finds his own path and continuously makes outstanding progress...

By Ma Jingna | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2020-07-02 16:02...

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Source: Xinhua| 2020-06-02 11:11:06|Editor: huaxia LANZHOU, June2 (Xinhua) -- Chang Zhizhao turns on the camera on his smartphone, performs a Changquan routine and posts it online. Little did he know it would end up having such a wide reach. The 28-year-old Chang, who owns two world Changquan titles from the 14th World Wushu Championships and the 2nd Taolu World Cup respectively, is a martial arts teacher in the Department of Physical Education at Lanzhou University. Since the outbreak of COVID-...

Source Xinhua 2020-05-29 181110Editor huaxia BEIJING, May 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers have reconstructed precipitation changes in the recent 12,000 years of a transition zone in north China’s arid and semi-arid regions. The East Asian summer monsoon (EASM) variability is primarily influential for climate change in East Asia. The lakes in the transition zone of north China’s arid and semi-arid regions at the fringe of the EASM is sensitive about the response of the EASM. However, the patte...

Source: Xinhua | 2020-05-26 16:48:53 | Editor: huaxia BEIJING, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers have discovered that more than half of the confirmed novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases occurred in places with the air temperature between five to 15 degrees Celsius. The researchers from Lanzhou University hoped to learn about the environmental parameters within which the SARS-CoV-2 can survive in order to understand its global dispersal pattern. They investigated the impact of ambient...

By Ma Jingna in Yinchuan and Qiu Quanlin in Guangzhou | chinadaily.com.cn Updated: May 27, 2020 The Global COVID-19 Prediction System by Lanzhou University in Gansu province is launched online on May 25, 2020. [Photo/Screenshot of the Global COVID-19 Prediction System official website] A system to predict the spread of COVID-19 globally was launched online on Monday, according to the Collaborative Innovation Center of Western Ecological safety led by Lanzhou University in Gansu province. The Glo...