Schneider Shorts 17.12.2021 – Russian mathematicians plead for support of abused colleague, bullying MRC boss to head EMBO, two scientists retracting their second paper, another Uyghur genomics paper retracted, mass-retractions at papermill-infested journal, COVID-19 cure from Florida, and a dead harasser’s sister fundraising to sue his victims.
Schneider Shorts 10 December 2021 – the incredible clinical partners of Cassava Sciences, Duke University expands quack operations, bullies bulling bullies at Max Planck Society, French COVID-19 suppository cancelled but we can target telomeres instead, plus there’s always oleandrin, Nature has a new joke journal, Norilsk, the most polluted place on Earth, and finally: why you must never refuse sex to mTOR man.
“I have worked at several universities in my career, and never have I encountered the degree of bullying, harassment, intimidation, and discrimination that I have here. The atmosphere is utterly toxic, and everyone is scared to say anything in case it is heard and reported to [David Argyle] or [Richard Mellanby]. It is like working with the East German Stasi.” – Dr Andrew Brown, deceased
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 15.07.2021: TCM robots and Russian lasers in space, Swedish whistleblowers at the EU Court of Justice, fraudsters and bullies retiring, an ivermectin setback, German stinginess, how Vitamin D prevents colon cancer, and how paper-mill narrative gets purged of Smut.