“In the various excellent texts on paper mills the question is discussed why Naunyn-Schmiedebergs Archives of Pharmacology has become a target for fake papers. I oppose the assumption that we simply want to fill pages with pseudo-scientific content. We actually look for quality and good science.” – Prof Dr Roland Seifert, Editor-in-Chief
Schneider Shorts 23.12.2022 – the Christmas spirits bring us a baby saved by stem cell magic in England, a mysterious sexual harasser in Germany, fake French nanotechnology, illustrative figures and stolen identities in USA, a cure for both COVID-19 and cancer, and finally, a bunch of academic racists paid by a Nazi fund.
Former star of German regenerative medicine Heike Walles gets slapped with research misconduct and a retraction by her former employer, the University of Würzburg. She and her husband, the Macchiarini-trained surgeon Thorsten Walles, left Würzburg years ago for Magdeburg where nobody minds.
Schneider Shorts of 8.04.2022 – antler baths and crazy inventions for diseased Führer Putin, Russia’s’ academic self-boycott, with a Fauci advisor on a race to the bottom, an ex-MIT sexual harasser, how Nature Comms helped a German cheater sue the DFG, and why toxoplasma infection is good for you.