Schneider Shorts 3.12.2021 – Elisabeth Bik finally gets the Maddox Prize, Russia takes a dump on its science again, one ivermectin trial begins as another one stops, proxalutamide vouchsafed by stellar experts in Italy, Spiderman was never a Canada 150 Research Chair, and why some unethical papers get retracted by heroic editors.
Schneider Shorts of 26 November 2021 – Molecular Cell generously retracts 2 papers after almost 6 years of begging, Australian cancer researcher loses job over fudged results again, dirty old man in Marseille was faking chloroquine data all along, plus the secret bats from Laos, Frontiers in Eugenics and Racism, the joys of coffee and chocolate, academic nepotism, and: we found the most stupid paper ever.
Schneider Shorts 19.11.2021 – Alina Chan’s book is out, Irish Moss as COVID-19 crusher, long covid all in your head, Cassava affair exposes idiocy of stock market capitalism, featuring a short-fused bully editor and his antivax successor, Wiley defending upmarket research fraud, Cheshire taking on the Indian Ministry of Defence, with Frontiers in insectofascism, mental deficiencies of vegans, radioactive showers, and my best wishes to Spiderman in his alternative career as fantasy writer.
Schneider Shorts 12.11.2021: a retraction for Pierre Kory, avoided retractions for various fraudsters, Vojtech Adam negotiating with success, Cassava forges partnership with learned society against Bik, Raoult vs Bill Gates, why asphyxiation is good for you, TCM recipes, Pandora Papers and chemical pollution, and how to save the planet with synthetic nature.
Schneider Shorts 5.11.2021 – retractions, partial retractions and corrections, good Russian vaccines and bad western ones, Ayurveda in Germany, why alcoholism saves lives, old age smart-bombed, Daszak supervising himself, an old diva being nasty again, and a very special family business.
Schneider Shorts 29.10.2021 – fluvoxamine officially a COVID-19 game-changer, lab leak still just a conspiracy theory, Retraction Watchdogs catch a cheating student, papermill customers get sanctioned, and lawsuits everywhere: Sabatini sues Whitehead, Macchiarini trial begins in Sweden, Athira Pharma separates from cheating CEO while facing investor lawsuits, and Raoult finally facing criminal charges (theoretically).
Schneider Shorts 22.10.2021: acupuncture in Nature, creationism in Scientific American, proxalutamide scandal reaches Brazilian Senate, a surprise new US academy member, entirely valid conclusions of photoshop fraud, MDPI reaches level X, colchicine doesn’t work for COVID-19 but fake Russian statistics do, plus Russian paper mills and a stuck Sputnik V.
Schneider Shorts 15.10.2021 – Claudio Hetz tries to close a chapter, fake blot artistry from Sicily and from America, a German society’s ombudsperson resigns, a paper which should be put out of its misery, Gerry Melino trolling again, more retractions for Fatih Sen, how Elsevier business model works, and can Lavrov please stop lying for a change?
Schneider Shorts of 8 October 2021: greedy Big Pharma, killer kitties, fake Viking maps, fake clinical trials, fake CVs and fake grades, other tortured phrases, academic eugenics, updates on lab leak theory, and the scientific lessons for Christianity from Sodom and Gomorrah.
Schneider Shorts 1.10.2021 – with antivaxxers big and small, Brazilian killers, Dutch research integrity, Russian science kakistocracy, the wonders of peer review, how COVID-19 miracle cures work, and a Twitter scandal of academic fraud which was too good to be true.