“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 4.03.2022 – my Macchiarini reporting passed peer review, scientists in Fascist Russia sanctioned by German funder, St Carlos of Oviedo and fellow crooks wallow in forced apologies, trash science and misconduct slander from elite virologist, MDPI loves antivaxxery, Elsevier loves fossil fuels, Wiley loves papermills, and Smut Clyde loves mushrooms.
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.
Schneider Shorts 29.10.2021 – fluvoxamine officially a COVID-19 game-changer, lab leak still just a conspiracy theory, Retraction Watchdogs catch a cheating student, papermill customers get sanctioned, and lawsuits everywhere: Sabatini sues Whitehead, Macchiarini trial begins in Sweden, Athira Pharma separates from cheating CEO while facing investor lawsuits, and Raoult finally facing criminal charges (theoretically).