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I am OT here but there is a site for watching scientific publications being retracted (most because of false data): https://www.reactionwatch.com and here you can see one of these falsifications https://pubpeer.com/storage/image-1517672284260.png but there are others more "advanced" using ... photoshop's mirror-image. Basically they get past data="western blots" (it is used to "measure" protein expression by means of visual examination!) and claim is for a new study as long as it shows what they want. For a long time, I used to believe that contradictory biological findings were due to the complexities of living organisms but the other factor of course is falsification of experimental results. And then the pandemic hit...

Procrustes? Surely a Biologist.

Disclaimer: not all biologists are like that: https://forbetterscience.com, just a ~ 5-10%. No affiliation with any websites.

bw, bliako

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by LanX (Sage) on Feb 08, 2021 at 15:55 UTC

      The huge money involved distorts everything. All vaccines have now been given to lots of people. Time will tell. But with all the mutations any victory can be pyrrhic.

        > All vaccines have now been given to lots of people. Time will tell.

        Yeah, good to know that Israel and the UK volunteered for us all. ;-)

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        > The huge money involved distorts everything.

        It's more geo politics.

        Vaccines are small business for pharma corps, making people "addicted" to long-time treatment is far more lucrative.

        Cheers Rolf
        (addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
        Wikisyntax for the Monastery