Schneider Shorts 26.08.2022 – why an entire special issue got retracted, why Science editor won’t retract papers for fraud alone, with other amazing heroes of research integrity, a Swedish rector’s vanity, lab-grown meat and fish, Frontiers being silly again, and finally, a GoFundMe for a certain whiskey lover.
Who brought us COVID-19? The Neanderthals. The susceptibility to the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus, but also to diabetes, obesity, allergies, skin diseases, smoking and autism all happened because your great-[…]-great-grandfather could not keep his todger in his trousers many thousands of years ago.
Royal Society of Chemistry published a research paper which unashamedly peddled TCM, under the title: “Probing the Qi of traditional Chinese herbal medicines by the biological synthesis of nano-Au”. Both Editor-in-Chief and publisher executive saw no problem there because the paper passed peer review.