Schneider Shorts of 29.07.2022 – a German GP sells a miracle cure for long covid, Science decrees where covid came from, how to bribe your way to FDA approval, with a corrected papermill forgery, two snowflakes, a frustrated whistleblower, even more unconditional support for science fraudsters and finally, with amazing scientific discoveries from USA on the topic of old age.
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 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 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?
A lab leak theory of the COVID-19 origins has enough circumstantial evidence and historical basis to support the urgent need for an independent and unbiased investigation. But until recently, scientists dismissed lab leak as a conspiracy theory. In public at least.