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Global Times - Don't live off the "Four Great Inventions" any more

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A Chinese scholar recently said that 24 inventions in particular represented the achievements of ancient China's science and technology. Among them, rice planting, silk, decimal place-value charts, lacquer, porcelain, paper, printing, tea, gunpowder, fire arrows and the compass had a tremendous impact on the development of global civilization.

Wow. Civilization owes so much to the Chinese!