Schneider Shorts 1.10.2021 – with antivaxxers big and small, Brazilian killers, Dutch research integrity, Russian science kakistocracy, the wonders of peer review, how COVID-19 miracle cures work, and a Twitter scandal of academic fraud which was too good to be true.
Schneider Shorts 10.09.2021: featuring Progressive Eugenics, lactoferrin back as COVID-19 miracle cure, proxalutamide banned, with a secret game-changer from Texas and a not-so-secret-anymore drug from France, does one really need ethics approvals to torture small animals, and why stealthily taking industry bribes is not research misconduct.
Schneider Shorts of 3.09.2021: A French covidiot resigns all the way to 19th century, American ivermectin death cults, what cancer’s Achilles Heel really is, comedy wildlife photography, the proper way to watchdog over research integrity: lessons from China and Netherlands, why preprints are evil, and featuring Israeli scientists: the kinky version.
Two and a half years after Maria Fousteri was found guilty of scientific misconduct by her former employer, the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), exactly nothing at all happened. ERC and Molecular Cell ignored LUMC letters from June 2016, while Fouster’s British co-authors interfered to save own papers. Of 4 scheduled retractions, none took place.