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+ Recent Headlines / ZJU scientists discover mechanism of deafness genes TMCs [01-31-2018]

Mutations in transmembrane channel like (TMC) proteins TMC1 and TMC2 cause deafness and vestibular defects in mammals. However, their precise action modes are elusive. On January 25, Professor KANG Lijun's group published a research article entitled “TMC Proteins Modulate Egg Laying and Membrane Excitability through a Background Leak Conductance in C. elegans” in the top-tier research journa...

 

+ Recent Headlines / ZJU receives alumni donation to support education in electri... [01-30-2018]

ZJU has landed a new donation for education, with an alumni company giving ¥500,000 to its College of Electrical Engineering.SUN Xihang, a ZJU alumnus and board member of Zhejiang Kinlead Innovative Materials Co. Ltd, made the donation on January 26. The money will be used to support education at the College of Electrical Engineering, from which SUN graduated.SUN recalled the t...

 

+ Recent Headlines / ZJU doctors endeavor to fight Parkinson's disease [01-29-2018]

In 1817, English doctor James Parkinson published an essay describing the characteristic resting tremor, abnormal posture and gait, paralysis and diminished muscle strength, and the way that the disease progresses over time. Hence this disease was named Parkinson’s disease (PD) in honor of James Parkinson.Illustration of Parkinson's disease by William Richard Gowers, first published in A Manu...

 

+ Recent Headlines / ZJU scientists: tumor-derived exosomes vital in suppressing ... [01-29-2018]

A fraction of severe cancer patients may suffer from an unbalanced immune system. As a consequence, they are subject to viral disease and thereby develop and even die of certain complications. It is evident that malignancies can compromise innate immunity, but their mechanisms remain largely obscure at present.According to the findings of a research team led by Professor ZHANG Long in ZJU’s ...

 

+ Recent Headlines / ZJU mathematics professor's book wins national award [01-18-2018]

CAI Tianxin, a professor at ZJU’s School of Mathematical Sciences, has won a national award for his book Legends of Mathematics: Those Great Mathematicians.A book written by ZJU professor CAI Tianxin has won the second prize of China’s National Science and Technology Progress Award for 2017.The book, titled “Legends of Mathematics: Those Great Mathematicians”, rewrites about some represen...