The (Nobel Prize) cover-up is always worse than the incompetent and/or fraudulent science.
Lendahl’s resignation is an indirect result of The Experiments, a documentary that aired in January on Swedish public television station SVT and that led to KI’s decision to cut ties with Macchiarini. The film detailed the troubling questions about Macchiarini’s pioneering trachea implants—six of eight patients who received his polymer windpipes have died—and the way he described his operations as a success in scientific papers.
The documentary also cast doubt on KI’s investigation into Macchiarini’s work. It suggested that four KI doctors who acted as whistleblowers in Macchiarini’s case in 2014 had trouble getting the university to take their concerns seriously and questioned why KI Vice-Chancellor Anders Hamsten cleared Macchiarini of misconduct charges even though an external investigator commissioned by the university found him guilty.
Reminded of the Phil Jones of UEA fame, who e-mailed Warwick Hughes, “why should I provide the data, when all you want to do is find something wrong with it!”
I have just had an email saying that the Feb 2005 email from Dr Phil Jones to me saying – “We have 25 or so years invested in the work. Why should I make the data available to you, when your aim is to try and find something wrong with it. ” – has been […]
Dr Jennifer Marohasy now points out the dishonesty of data homogenization:
I was invited to speak at the Liberal Democrats Conference in Sydney last Sunday. I began by explaining that while the delegates may have though homogenization was a term used exclusively for milk, that homogenization is also a technical term used in climate science, but with an altogether different meaning. It allows scientists to remodel historical temperature data so it’s closer to the heart’s desire.
These few words – closer to the heart’s desire – have been borrowed fr…
Why we should rally against homogenization, and I don’t mean of milk By jennifer on February 9, 2016 in Information I was invited to speak at the Liberal Democrats…