Japan’s Biological Warfare in China

Ishii Shirō handed over 8,000 bioweapon samples, and in return, he never went to trial but worked at Fort Detrick, the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases that develops bio-weapons, where a special lab had been allocated for him.

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A Man of Justice

A man reported to police, “Some terrorists threaten to throw me out of the house.” “That’s terrible,” said the cop. “Why do they want to throw you out of the house, sir?” “They say that’s their house and do not want me to stay there.” “Fair enough. How did you get there in the first place?” inquired the cop. “I […]

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Shimao, a 4,300-year-old Chinese City Built with Stones

One of the big differences between ancient Chinese cities and buildings and the architecture from most other ancient civilizations is the materials they employed. Chinese mainly used timbers and bricks, which makes the physical footprints of ancient Chinese civilization easier to fate in time comparing to the ones formed with stones. However, a finding in the autumn of 1976 shows […]

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Ancient Chinese Math

The Nine Chapters on the Mathematics Nine Chapters Math is the most important math book in Chinese history prior to the 20th century. Most researchers believe ancient mathematics in China and in the Mediterranean worked independently up to the time when the Nine Chapters Math reached its final form that was around the first century. “The method of chapter 7 […]

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