Fang Zhouzi

Ping Fu Defends Memoir After Chinese Netizens Attack

Ping Fu, CEO of 3D software developer Geomagic and innovation adviser to President Obama, released her English-language memoir Bend, Not Break on December 31. The book traces her journey from oppressed youth during China’s...

China’s Nobel Winners, Past and Possible

With the announcement this week of the 2012 Nobel Prizes, the BBC’s Damian Grammaticas revisits the situation of imprisoned 2010 Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo and his wife, Liu Xia. Liu Xia remains under strict house...

Flame War: Novelist vs Fraud Buster

Danwei’s Joel Martinson chronicles the war of words between author-blogger-racing driver Han Han and merciless scientific fraud slayer Fang Zhouzi. Battle lines have been drawn, with writers, publishers, cartoonists and...

Controversial Doctor Detained in Fang Zhouzi Case

China’s Scientific & Academic Integrity Watch reports (h/t Danwei) that an arrest has been made in the attack against scientific fraud investigator Fang Shimin, otherwise known as Fang Zhouzi: Beijing Police Bureau...

Lies, Damn Lies and Chinese Science

In The Humanist, Sam Geall looks at recent cases of academic or scientific fraud in China, and the “science cops,” such as Fang Zhouzi and Fang Xuanchang, who are trying to keep the facts in check. The article...

Science Cop’ Fang Zhouzi Injured in Attack near Home

Fang Zhouzi, a campaigner against academic and scientific fraud who recently led the campaign to expose alleged fraud by business leader Tang Jun, was apparently attacked outside his home, according to China Daily: Fang Zhouzi,...

Twenty Most Influential Figures in China’s Cyberspace

In the post-Olympics China, another round of media crackdown is clearly underway. Still, the Southern Metropolis Weekly just profiled 20 of the most influential bloggers and commentators in China’s cyberspace, who possess...

Criticism can be sensible exchange – Raymond Zhou

From Raymond Zhou blog: A philosopher has thrown down the gauntlet and asked a science maverick to a duel. Since we are living in the 21st century, to make it “civilized,” in the philosopher’s words, whoever loses the contest will commit suicide “in a civilized manner.” You might think this is a plot from a […]



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