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+ Recent Headlines / ZJU scientists discover vital role of tumor-derived exosomes... [02-05-2018]

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.The research team led by Prof. Zhang Long of the Life Sciences Institute, Zhejiang Unive...

 

+ Recent Headlines / ZJU and Alibaba host joint forum to highlight the future of ... [02-03-2018]

No one can ever ignore this rising disruptor in China. From automated retail stores to car vending machines, New Retail has revolutionized the structure of commerce and customer shopping habits.  The future of New Retail was the focus of a joint forum co-hosted by Zhejiang University and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group on January 28.  A term coined in 2016 by A...

 

+ 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...