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 3.12.2021 – Elisabeth Bik finally gets the Maddox Prize, Russia takes a dump on its science again, one ivermectin trial begins as another one stops, proxalutamide vouchsafed by stellar experts in Italy, Spiderman was never a Canada 150 Research Chair, and why some unethical papers get retracted by heroic editors.
Schneider Shorts 22.10.2021: acupuncture in Nature, creationism in Scientific American, proxalutamide scandal reaches Brazilian Senate, a surprise new US academy member, entirely valid conclusions of photoshop fraud, MDPI reaches level X, colchicine doesn’t work for COVID-19 but fake Russian statistics do, plus Russian paper mills and a stuck Sputnik V.
Schneider Shorts 2.07.2021: fraudulent COVID-19 quackery gets learned society approval, China colonizes Mars, CNRS explains the difference between plagiarism and “unacknowledged borrowings”, with Botox against depression from Germany, Nasal Telomere Extension from Harvard and Eugenics Superhero Vaccines from Stanford, and Smut Clyde slandering Ukrainians behind my back.
Schneider Shorts of 21 May 2021 with a whistleblower’s letter, some proud trachea transplanters, racism in sports and sperm, an Israeli surgeon’s first-time retraction, a Brazilian angel of death, Germans embracing Vitamin D, ivermectin and illegal Stöcker vaccines, Indians embracing cow manure, and mice sodomised with a toothbrush to invent a cure for COVID-19.