“Even university management eventually realised that self-citations of your work, in your own papers, shouldn’t really count (“see ‘Toenail Clipping Microphotographs, Part 1’, S, Clyde 2018″). So people progressed to citation cabals among cronies, referring to each other’s work” – Smut Clyde
Schneider Shorts of 21.01.2022 – Dutch human rights professors on China’s payroll, a nanotechnologist celebrated for creatively pointless torture of mice, with a Kaplan-Meier clinical trial generator, UC Davis super-berries, a multimillion biotech refusing to share published reagents, and a dirty old man in Marseille vacating CEO job by mid-2022.
Schneider Shorts 7.01.2022 – The real lesson from Theranos affair, various psychiatric disorders cured with cannabis, resveratrol and mushrooms, a huge Russian papermill exposed, Raoult finds a new coronavirus variant, and learning research integrity with Dr Eckert (ex-Curno) of Frontiers.
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.