Schneider Shorts 27.01.2023 – Michigan professor out after fraud findings, Elsevier’s recruits Vietnam’s most-cited scholar as EiC, much-retracted gynecologist from Egypt loses PhD in Netherlands, anti-aging goes to the dogs, how to get fit, and finally, how an intrepid journal hunts the biggest research fraudster in science’s history.
“I am Jorge de Burgos. I believe research should pause in searching for the progress of knowledge. Right now, we don’t need more papers, we rather need more knowledge by going through a continuous and sublime recapitulation to figure out what is true and what is fake” – Aneurus Inconstans
Schneider Shorts 20.012023 – an Imperial retraction, investigators appointed in Stanford, a sexual harasser arrives in Harvard, greedy crook reverses aging, with another Cassava paper whitewashed, the secret of high impact factors, why some Italian fraudster’s papers are safe.
“In the various excellent texts on paper mills the question is discussed why Naunyn-Schmiedebergs Archives of Pharmacology has become a target for fake papers. I oppose the assumption that we simply want to fill pages with pseudo-scientific content. We actually look for quality and good science.” – Prof Dr Roland Seifert, Editor-in-Chief
Schneider Shorts 13.01.2023 – confidential whitewashing in Australia, hallmarks of fraud in Cell, Nature journals welcome Count Facula and a Greek cheater, with FDA’s new Alzheimer’s drug, a German editor who can’t stop papermilling, an Italian art lover in Ohio, and why Smut Clyde will never get full credit.