imageA reader writes:

I notice that Prof. Giulio Fanti’s name seems to have been quietly withdrawn from the list of scientists who were part of the Valencia Consensus. Am I right? So much for consensus.

Yes. It always was, anyway, a “consensus” of a select few people. In my opinion the five remaining scientists are not sufficiently representative of all shroud researchers for the purpose at hand. See: Image specialists agree on a basic set of image characteristics on the Shroud of Turin.