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 of 21 May 2021 with a whistleblower’s letter, some proud trachea transplanters, racism in sports and sperm, an Israeli surgeon’s first-time retraction, a Brazilian angel of death, Germans embracing Vitamin D, ivermectin and illegal Stöcker vaccines, Indians embracing cow manure, and mice sodomised with a toothbrush to invent a cure for COVID-19.
Mario “Fakenews” Saad is entering a run-off election to become rector of his Brazilian university. The man responsible for massive research fraud and 18 retractions plays the victim of a “Cancel Culture”. Saad also announces to create an “Office for Research Integrity”, to legalise misconduct and to punish the whistleblowers.